Position : Defender
Date of birth : 6 October, 1980
Team : AEK Athens (Greece)
Nationality : Brazil
Notes : Was captain of the Brazilian youth teams which won the 1997 World U/17 Championships and competed at the 1999 World Youth Cup. Moved from Palmeiras to AEK Athens at the start of the 2000/01 season. Has been nicknamed the "new Dunga". Tested positive for steroids in 2001 but was cleared by the courts as it was in acceptable natural limits although high.
LAST UPDATED: 1 July, 2001
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