Defender who has had his greatest success while playing for Corinthians, with whom he won FIFA Club World Cup, Campeonato Paulista and Recopa Sudamericana championships, among others. He has also had stints with clubs like Le Mans, Atlético Paranaense and Cruzeiro.
He began competing for the São Paulo youth squad as a teenager and made his professional debut in 2004.
He received the Bola de Prata award as the best player in Campeonato Brasileiro in 2011.
He frequently posts photos of his mother on Instagram.
He has been teammates with Guilherme Camacho on Atlético Paranaense.