Brazilian entrepreneur who is known for having a long and impressive career in football. He began working as a talent agent for soccer players in 2002 and is remembered for bringing Henrique Andrade Silva and Keirrison de Souza Carneiro back to Camp Nou. In 2014, he left football to open a consulting firm in Curitiba, MM Business.
Washington Stecanela Cerqueira was the first footballer he ever worked with.
In May 2016 he was diagnosed with the rare disease polymyositis.
He and his wife, life-coach Cintia Malaquias, have four children - João Gabriel, born 1999, Maria Júlia, born 2003, Francisco, born 2010, and Marcos, born 2017.
His last big act in his football career was selling Neymar to Barcelona from Brazil.