3CAREER HIGH­LIGHTS

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Won­derkid In 2006, the 19-year-old Gremio star is the youngest ever win­ner of the Bola de Ouro, given to the Brazil­ian top flight’s best player – pre­vi­ously won by Zico and Kaka. Se­lected for Sele­cao Makes his se­nior de­but for Brazil by com­ing on as sub­sti­tute in friendly against Al­ge­ria in 2007. Goes on to rep­re­sent coun­try at 2011 Copa Amer­ica in Ar­gentina. Player of the year Voted Liv­er­pool’s top performer for the 2010/11 cam­paign, af­ter a string of im­pres­sive show­ings in that sea­son un­der man­agers Roy Hodg­son and Kenny Dalglish.

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