Superstar forward who starred for Santos from 2009 to 2013 and FC Barcelona from 2013 to 2017 before joining Paris Saint-Germain. He debuted with the Brazilian national team in 2010 and won the South American Footballer of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012.
He played futsal and street pickup games growing up in Sao Paulo, Brazil and began his career playing for Santos's junior team when he was 11.
He was the top scorer at the 2010 Copa do Brasil tournament with 11 goals. In 2011, he helped Santos win its first Continental Double since 1963. In August 2019, Netflix added a couple of cameos of the famed soccer star to La Casa de Papel's third season.
In 2012, he was featured on the cover of the Pro Evolution Soccer video game alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.