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Brazilian Lucas Leiva signed for Liverpool in July 2007. He also holds an Italian passport, but chose to play for Brazil. He is nephew of former Brazilian soccer player Leivinha.
Lucas is the youngest player ever to win the Bola de Ouro.
The kid will do well in the coming years.
Full name: Lucas Pezzini Leiva
Date of birth: 9 January 1987 (age 21)
Place of birth: Dourados, Brazil
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
1st team games: 32
1st team goals: 1
International caps: 2
International goals: 0
Former clubs: Gremio
Luca’s First Goal Against Havant and Waterlooville