Former Brazilian professional football player known for his work as an attacking midfielder on several Brazilian clubs including Siena, Fortuna Sittard, and Crotone. He retired from the Fortuna Sittard club in January of 2019.
He first joined the Vasco da Gama youth academy at the age of ten. He then joined the Flamengo youth club in 2006 before making his senior debut with the club in 2010. He gained attention in 2012 when he started playing for the Brescia club.
He is known for having won the AFC Champions League in 2014 as part of the Western Sydney Wanderers club.
He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He shared a photo with fellow professional football player Philippe Coutinho to his Instagram in May of 2018.