World Series champion as an outfielder for the 2015 Kansas City Royals who previously represent Brazil at the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He became the first Brazilian-born MLB player to win a World Series.
He grew up playing both soccer and track and field in his early teens. He quit track in 2005 to focus on baseball.
He was a product of the Minor League system from 2005-2014 before finally making it to "The Show" in 2015.
His mother worked as a nurse. It was the physician that his mother worked with that recommended Paulo give baseball a shot as a 12 year old. He has a daughter with his wife Fabricia.
He hit his first career grand slam against the Tampa Bay Rays' Brad Boxberger.