Goalkeeper who has won numerous league titles as a member of such clubs as Vitória, Corinthians and Flamengo. He had great success representing Brazil at the youth level, winning the South American U-17 Championship.
He grew up wanting to become a professional goalkeeper. He debuted for Brazil at the under-15 level.
He was named Best Goalkeeper at the 2013 Copa do Brasil de Futebol.
His parents are Rita Mária dos Santos and Jorge Luis Ventura dos Santos.
He and Frickson Erazo helped lead Flamengo to the 2014 Campeonato Carioca title.