Simply known as Jael, he is a forward who would appear in 20 or more games for clubs including Bahia, São Caetano and Joinville.
He was brought up through the youth systems of Cuiaba and Fluminense.
He was loaned to Bahlia after signing with Kalmar FF, his second tenure with Bahlia.
He was born Jael Ferreira Vieira in Várzea Grande, Brazil.
He and Marcelo Vieira were both brought up through the Fluminense youth system.