This was a footballer with the identical awe-inspiring mixture of blistering tempo, startling energy, nimble footwork and Professional Evo-approve thunderous taking pictures as the unique Ronaldo, and he was getting lots of people very excited.
The most effective strikers on this planet within the mid 2000s, he had 5 prolific seasons in Italy with parma and Inter millan.
the nickname L’Imperatore(the Emperor), earlier than a decline in his performances which coincided with the dying of his father.
He won 4 Scudetti for Inter Milan, and after shifting back to his native Brazil he Won two Brasileirão for Flamengo and Corinthians.
Making his Brazil debut at 18, He was thought-about the long-term successor to Ronaldo.
Within the absence of Ronaldo he led Brazil to the 2004 Copa América, receiving the Golden Boot because the competitors‘s main scorer with seven goals. He additionally Won the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup with Brazil, receiving the Golden Boot Award because the competitors‘s main scorer with 5 goals. Previous to the 2006 World Cup he was a part of Brazil’s much-vaunted “magic quartet” of offensive gamers alongside Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Kaká, which finally wasn’t profitable on the finals.