Clubs: SE Palmeiras, AC Siena, AS Roma
• Born in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo to a family of Italian immigrants, he spent two seasons with Palmeiras before launching his career in Italy with Siena in 2002, then in Serie B but promoted as champions at the end of his first season.
• Involved in a serious car accident in June 2003 in which his younger brother was killed; despite this he had an impressive first Serie A campaign, scoring eight goals, and moved to Roma on a free transfer in summer 2005.
• Started all 38 Serie A matches in his debut campaign for Roma, scoring eight goals; made 21 UEFA Champions League appearances over the next three seasons, scoring three goals – against FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester United FC and Real Madrid CF.
• Won the Coppa Italia in 2007, playing in both legs of the final against FC Internazionale Milano; retained the trophy in 2008 but absent from the one-legged showpiece against Inter.
• Renewed his Roma contract in June 2010 by four years but was injured for much of the following autumn, making just one UEFA Champions League group stage appearance – in a 3-1 home defeat by FC Basel 1893.
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|01.09.2013||Italian Serie A||Roma||3-0||Verona||3||0||0|
|22.09.2013||Italian Serie A||Roma||2-0||Lazio||4||0||0|
|29.09.2013||Italian Serie A||Roma||5-0||Bologna||23||0||0|
|05.10.2013||Italian Serie A||Internazionale||0-3||Roma||33||0||0|
|08.12.2013||Italian Serie A||Roma||2-1||Fiorentina||18||0||0|
|22.12.2013||Italian Serie A||Roma||4-0||Catania||31||0||0|
|09.01.2014||Italian Cup||Fifth round||Roma||1-0||Sampdoria||90||0||0|
|22.02.2014||Italian Serie A||Bologna||0-1||Roma||90||0||0|
|09.03.2014||Italian Serie A||Napoli||1-0||Roma||77||0||0|
|17.03.2014||Italian Serie A||Roma||3-2||Udinese||90||0||0|
|22.03.2014||Italian Serie A||Chievo||0-2||Roma||90||0||1|
|30.03.2014||Italian Serie A||Sassuolo||0-2||Roma||17||0||0|
|02.04.2014||Italian Serie A||Roma||4-2||Parma||0||1||0|
|06.04.2014||Italian Serie A||Cagliari||1-3||Roma||16||0||0|
|12.04.2014||Italian Serie A||Roma||3-1||Atalanta||90||1||0|
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