Former professional football player known for his work as a goalkeeper for a range of clubs including Palmeiras and Atletico Sorocaba. He is also known for his work with Brazil's national team. After retiring, he went on to manage several clubs including Parana and Itapirense.
He first began his career as a professional footballer in 1988 as part of the Palmeiras club. In 1990, he began playing for Brazil's national team. He retired from the sport in 2005 after a stint with Atletico Sorocaba and in 2008 he began working as a manager for the America-SP club.
He has won several honors and awards for his work with the Palmeiras club including the Brazilian Serie A in 1994 and the Sao Paulo State Championship in 1996.
He was born and raised in Araras, Sao Paulo, Brazil and shared a photo with his wife to Instagram in September of 2018.
Cesar Sampaio is a fellow Brazilian professional football player who also made his debut on their national team during the 1990 season.