Cristiano Fagundes Dias (commonly known simply as Cristiano) (born May 25, 1986 in Machado) is a Brazilian footballer currently playing for Minnesota Stars FC in the North American Soccer League.
Cristiano began his playing career in his native Brazil, and has played for several lower-division Brazilian clubs, including São Carlos, São Bento, Osasco, and Desportivo Brasil
United States 
Cristiano signed with Miami FC prior to its inaugural season in the USL First Division in 2007, having previously played for the team's original head coach Chiquinho de Assis, and became a mainstay of the team's defensive line. He played for Miami for four seasons.
On 22 March 2011, Cristiano signed with NSC Minnesota Stars of the North American Soccer League.
Cristiano is nicknamed "Kaka", due to his physical resemblances to the Brazilian superstar scorer Kaká.
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