Caio Ribeiro

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Caio Ribeiro
Personal information
Full name Caio Ribeiro Decoussau
Date of birth (1975-08-16) 16 August 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 São Paulo 31 (14)
1995–1996 Internazionale 6 (0)
1996–1997 Napoli 20 (0)
1997 Santos 25 (6)
1998–1999 Flamengo 30 (3)
2000 Santos 11 (0)
2001 Fluminense 13 (1)
2002 Flamengo 7 (0)
2003 Grêmio 27 (4)
2004 Rot-Weiß Oberhausen 15 (1)
2004–2005 Botafogo 42 (10)
Total 229 (40)
National team
1995 Brazil U20 7 (5)
1996 Brazil U23
1996 Brazil 4 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Caio Ribeiro Decoussau (born 16 August 1975) is a Brazilian former professional footballer, nicknamed Caio, who played as a forward in Brazil with São Paulo, Santos, Flamengo, Fluminense, Gremio and Botafogo, in Italy with Internazionale joining for a world record fee of £6.6m for a teenager at the time[1] and Napoli, and in Germany with Rot-Weiß Oberhausen, as well as with the Brazil national team.

He participated at the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship, winning the Golden Ball.

He holds dual Brazilian and Italian nationality.

Since January 2008, Caio works as a sportscaster for Brazilian network Rede Globo television.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From World Cup winners to prison: Football's costliest teenagers". BBC. 2 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  2. ^ Bastidores da Midia[dead link]

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