Brazilian soccer player who has played as a striker for clubs like the Brisbane Roar and Al-Raed. He is known to fans for his exuberant celebrations which include back-flips and thumb-sucking.
He was born in Itaberi and began his career with America Mineiro in 2004.
His match-winning goal against Sydney during the 2007-08 is considered by many to be one of the greatest goals in A-League history.
He married a woman named Claudineia.
He was teammates with Craig Moore at Brisbane.