Legendary sportscaster who has called such high-profile events as the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is widely known for his work with the Brazilian television channels SporTV and Rede Globo.
He began his sportscasting career with the 105 FM and Transamérica radio stations.
He has been the voice of several pivotal moments in Brazilian sports, including Brazil's victory at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
He married Janaína Xavier in 2007. He has children named Maria and Bernardo from a previous marriage.
He called the Brazilian men's volleyball team's gold medal victory at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The team included Dante Amaral among its players.