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|Full name||Marcelo Ribeiro|
|Date of birth||January 21, 1969|
|Place of birth||Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2004||Estrela do Norte|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 19, 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 19, 2009
Born in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo state, Bujica started his career playing for the youth team of Flamengo, of Rio de Janeiro in 1983, when he was fourteen years-old, playing his first professional match in 1989. During a Campeonato Brasileiro Série A game on November 5 of that year, he scored two goals for Flamengo against rival Vasco during Bebeto's first match against Flamengo as a Vasco player, receiving the nickname Maharaja Hunter, Maharaja was the nickname given by Flamengo's supporters to Bebeto because he accepted a very expensive transfer to Vasco. He scored a goal on December 2, 1989 during Zico's farewell match, when Flamengo beat Fluminense 5–0 for the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. Bujica won the Copa do Brasil in 1990, but was transferred to Botafogo for the 1991 season, after scoring three goals in 16 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches for Flamengo. During his two years playing for Botafogo, he scored five goals in 17 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches, and helped his club finish as the 1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A runner-up, losing the final to his former club, Flamengo.
He played a Campeonato Brasileiro Série A match for Ceará in 1993 and ten matches for Fortaleza, scoring three goals. In 1995, he was the Campeonato Matogrossense's top goalscorer, with 23 goals, while playing for that year's champion, Operário-VG. In the same year, Bujica played nine Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches for Bahia, scoring one goal. He played for Alianza Lima, of Peru in 1997, winning that year's Primera División Peruana, returning to Brazil in 1998, playing for Sinop, he won the Campeonato Matogrossense again. He won the Campeonato Capixaba in 2002 while playing for Alegrense. Bujica played for Cachoeiro in 2004, retiring in the same year as an Estrela do Norte footballer.
After his retirement, Bujica opened a football academy in Rio Branco, Acre state, named Escolinha Bujica de Futebol, aiming children from six to fourteen years-old. He also started studying Physical education. In 2007, Bujica worked as Independência's caretaker-manager, then in 2008 he was hired as the club's assistant manager.
Bujica won the following honors during his career:
|Alianza Lima||Primera División Peruana||1997|
|Botafogo||Campeonato Brasileiro Série A runner-up||1992|
|Flamengo||Copa do Brasil||1990|
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