Position : Midfielder
Date of birth : 6 October, 1981
Team : Borussia Dortmund (Germany)
Nationality : Brazil
Notes : Part of a good group of Corinthians youngsters who won the Sao Paulo Junior Cup in 1999 with Ewerthon named the best player. He was also involved in the Corinthians side which won the Brazilian and Sao Paulo Championships in the same year. He was loaned to Rio Branco during 2000. He was involved in the Brazilian side which won the South American U/20 Championship 2001 scoring six goals. Instead of being involved in the World Youth Cup in 2001 he was called up for full national team duty. Was at the Copa America in 2001. Made a £2.5m move to Borussia Dortmund from Corinthians. Corinthians will also receive 50% of any sell-on fee. He joins fellow Brazilians Dede, Evanilson and Marcio Amoroso at Dortmund.
LAST UPDATED: 1 January, 2002
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