|Born||27/02/1985 - Curitiba|
|Honours||Brazilian SÚrie A : 2012 (Fluminense); Confederations Cup : 2009, 2013 (Brazil); Crown Prince Cup : 2010, 2011 (Al Hilal); Saudi Arabian Premier League : 2010, 2011 (Al Hilal)|
|Clubs||Brazil, Al Jazira, Fluminense, Flamengo, Al Hilal, Hamburger SV|
One Australian coach with experience in the Middle East reckons FFA should look to the likes of United Arab Emirates to improve youth development in this country
Al-Jazira midfielder Thiago Neves became the first player to be punished by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for a social media rant after the Brazilian posted an offensive tweet about a referee. The 30-year-old was fined $25,000 fine and handed a suspended one-match ban for his Twitter post following the Oct. 20 AFC Champions League semi-final between victors Emiratis Al-Ahli and his old ...