Biography of Ricardo Kaka - Brazilian Soccer Stars

Born with the full name Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite (born 22 April 1982 in Brasília), better known as Kaká, is a player who now accompanies bolasepak Brazilian club Real Madrid. Kaká is a talented soccer player who owned Brazilian State that this one was a warehouse of talented players from antiquity to the present. Children of the couple Simone Cristina dos Santos Leite and Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite. Kaka had a wife named Caroline Celico whom he married on December 23, 2005.

Kaká has a younger brother, Rodrigo, who is known as Digão, who followed his lead playing soccer in Italy. Kaká's nickname, taken from the original language, Portuguese, spoken like a spell, with emphasis on second syllable is marked with an accent. It is usually used to abbreviate the name of "Ricardo" in Brazil, however, Kaká get his nickname from his younger brother, Rodrigo, who was not good at calling "Ricardo" when they were little. Rodrigo called his older brother "Caca" which later changed to "Kaká".

At the age of 15 years Kaká signed a contract with Sao Paulo, she made her debut in the junior team. At the age of 17 years, Sao Paulo intends to sell Kaká to League division one teams from Turkey, Gaziantepspor, but the transfer did not take place, because of payment problems. Senior team debut at São Paulo FC in 2001 when at the age of 18 years. In the first season, he created 12 goals in 27 games, while the following season he created 10 goals in 22 games. Game Kaka in Sao Paulo club attracted many big clubs in Europe.

In September 2000, at the age of 18, Kaká suffered a broken spine that causes paralysis as a result of an accident in the pool.
Kaka his international debut in January 2002 against Bolivia. He was part of a national team that won the 2002 World Cup, but did not see much action playing just 19 minutes in the first round match of Costa Rica. In 2003, Kaka joined the club owned by Silvio Berlusconi the Italian League's top clubs AC Milan for a fee of U.S. $ 8.5m. No need to wait a long time, he has entered into the first team and has always been a team in Serie A is inti.Debutnya when Milan bertandang against Ancona, winning 2-0. He was one season he contributed 10 goals in 30 matches. He also brought AC Milan won the Serie A Championship and the European Super Cup.Kaka also captained the National team in the Gold Cup tournament in the United States and Mexico, Brazil was in second position.

The following year the 2004-2005 season, Kaka to play in the shadow striker position behind striker Andriy Shevchenko. He contributed 7 goals from 36 league matches, Kaka won the Italian Super Cup, the second position after Juventus in Serie A. At the 2005 Confederations Cup, Kaká scored and won the final match against Argentina (in celebration after the game, he and his teammates wore T-shirts with the inscription "Jesus Loves You - Jesus loves you" in different languages.)
On April 9, 2006, Kaka made "hat-trick" with AC Milan against Chievo Verona. The third goal resulted in the first half. Kaka became the icon at AC Milan, Kaka Not For Sale, that's what parties echoed Milan, while Madrid mengiming-iming the amount of money for Kaka, AC Milan did not hesitate Kaka extends contract to 2011.
Kaká has matured as a player and is regarded as one of Brazil's best players. He recorded his first goal in Brazil's 2006 World Cup in the match against Croatia on June 13, 2006. On 3 September 2006 he donated one of his brilliant goal .. On 15 November 2006, Kaká get the armband Brazil in a friendly against Switzerland.


Club Honours:
* European Super Cup: 2003
* Serie A: 2004
* Italian Super Cup: 2004
* Cup / Champions League: 2006-07

International Achievement
* World Cup: 2002
* Confederations Cup: 2005

Individual Achievement
* Bola de Ouro (Golden Ball; League Player of Brazil), 2002
* UEFA Club Football Awards 2004-05, Best Midfielder
* Topscorer Champions League 2006-07 (10 goals)
* FIFA World Player of the 2006-07
* Ballon d'Or (2007)

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