Striker who has made a name for himself while competing for clubs like Cruzeiro, Valencia and Vasco da Gama. He began representing Brazil internationally at the under-20 level.
He joined Cruzeiro's youth system at age 14.
He was the top goalscorer of the 2013 Toulon Tournament and scored Brazil's only goal in the 2013 Valais Youth Cup final.
He has a brother named Gustavinho.
He has played with Martin Silva on Vasco da Gama.