Brazilian attacking midfielder who is widely known for his career in the Brasileirão. In 2014, he signed with Santos FC, with whom he made 35 appearances in his debut season in Serie A.
He began his top-tier youth career in 2008 as a member of Rio Preto. He turned professional in 2010.
In August 2015, he made his Brazilian senior national team debut for friendly matches against the US and Costa Rica.
He has one younger brother named João Pedro.
He took the number 10 for Santos FC following the departure of Gabriel Barbosa in 2016.