Brazilian goalkeeper who played for A.C. Milan from 2000 to 2010 and was a member of the Brazilian national team from 1995 to 2006, appearing in 91 matches and helping the team win the 2002 World Cup.
He participated in the FIFA World Youth Championships in 1993.
He began his professional career with Vitoria in 1993, then went on to play four seasons for Cruzeiro.
He grew up in the state of Alagoas.
He was teammates with Ronaldo on the Brazilian national team from 1995 to 2006.