Opposite hitter who is widely known for his time playing with Brazil's national team. He earned his first Olympic gold medal during the 2016 Rio Olympics after having finished as a silver medalist at the 2012 London Olympics. He was named Best Opposite Spiker of the 2016 games.
He joined his first professional volleyball club, Esporte Clube Banespa, in 2006. He would later sign with Sada Cruzeiro in 2009, with whom he would enjoy a litany of national and international successes.
He earned his second Club World Championship title in 2015 with Brazilian club Sada Cruzeiro. He was named Best Opposite Spiker in 2016 by the FIVB World League tournament. Prior to the 2016-2017 season, he signed with Brazilian club Funvic Taubaté.
He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He married Mariana Basílio in 2015.
He competed against American David Lee during the pool portion of the 2016 Olympic Games.