• Date of birth : 16/05/1981
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
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Clubs: União Bandeirante FC, Ituiutaba EC (loan), Luverdense EC (loan), GE Jaciara (loan), A. Académica de Coimbra, Hertha BSC Berlin, AC Omonia (loan), SC Braga (loan)

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League:
runner-up 2011

• A Brazilian central defender, Kaká made a discreet start to his career, most of it on loan from his first club União Bandeirante.

• Moved to Europe in 2006, joining Académica Coimbra and starting 22 Portuguese Liga matches in his debut season.

• A league ever-present for Académica in 2007/08, the majority of it under coach Domingos Paciência, he also scored his first goal in the competition, in a 1-1 draw with Boavista FC on 25 February 2008.

• Joined Hertha in summer 2008, making his Bundesliga debut in August against Eintracht Frankfurt; not a regular in Lucien Favre's team but made seven appearances in the 2008/09 UEFA Cup (qualifying and group stage).

• Relegated from the Bundesliga with Hertha in 2010 but spent the second half of the campaign on loan at Omonia, with whom he won the Cypriot title, making seven league starts; farmed out again in January 2011 to Braga, whom he helped to the UEFA Europa League final.

Last updated: 04/08/11 12.02CET


Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 02/09/2015 10:49 CET
14.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionTondelaTondela1-2Sporting CPSporting CP9000
23.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionBoavistaBoavista1-0TondelaTondela9000
30.08.2015Portuguese First DivisionTondelaTondela1-0NacionalNacional9010

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Kaká
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/05/1981 (34)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Tondela ( POR)

  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First qualifying round)
    17/07/08: Hertha 8-1 Nistru

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 02/09/2015 10:49 CET