What Scouts Say:"Fluminense left-footed forward who can also play out on the left wing ... Has good speed ... Quick and tricky player who has a strong left-footed shot. ... More of a secondary, support forward ... After an injury to a Fluminense left back, also spent six months training and playing at the position."
Club: Moved to Fluminense at the age of 15 from Belo Horizonte club Tupi ... Played for the Under-16 and Under-20 teams at Fluminense before joining the first team ... Served mainly as a reserve player for Fluminense in 2011, playing one match ... Played on loan at Brazilian Serie B side Guaratinguetá during the 2012 season, scoring four goals in seven matches despite battling injury in the second half of the season ... Under contract for two more years (2013 and 2014) at Fluminense.
Honors: Leading scorer at the Under-20 Rio de Janeiro Cup in 2011.
Personal: Father, Ze Luis, played professionally as a centerforward for Cruzeiro and also played professionally in the United States. He also has a cousin who lives in New Jersey for the last 20 years … Has two younger brothers, 13 and 4 ... Good friend of D.C. United's Raphael Augusto. They grew up together and he consulted with him before participating in the Combine.