2017: Started in all 33 matches he played in (missed the season finale for rest) ... recorded nine points on two goals and five assists ... played 2961 out of 2970 minutes ... tallied a season-best three game-winning assists ... made season debut in opener against ATL ... assisted Bradley Wright-Phillips’ goal in the 62nd minute vs. D.C ... tallied his first game-winning assist of 2017 against New England ... Made his 100th career appearance acrosse all competitions as a New York Red Bull vs. Philadelphia on June 18 ... recorded the game-winning assist against New England on Veron’s goal in the 90th minute ... scored his first goal of the season against San Jose on July 19 ... tallied his third game-winning assist this season and ninth of his career against Minnesota on July 22 ... scored his second goal of the season against Vancouver on Oct. 7 CCL: Played both legs of QF series against Vancouver. Open Cup: Started and played all 480 minutes ... logged 120 minutes in the midfield and tallied five shots vs. Philadelphia ... he clinched the win over Philly by tallying the fifth penalty-kick goal. Playoffs: Started and played all 270 minutes in the playoffs.
2016: Made 32 appearances, all starts, scoring five goals and seven assists... Made season debut in opener vs Toronto on March 6... Scored two goals, game-tying and game-winning, in 4-3 win over Houston on March 19... Recorded goal and assist against FC Dallas on April 29... Assist on Veron goal at NYC FC on May 21... Assist on BWP’s third goal against Toronto on May 28... Goal vs Orlando City on July 13... Goal at D.C. on August 21... Assist vs PHI on Oct. 1 Playoffs: Started both playoff matches. Champions League: Played every minute of all four CCL matches. Open Cup: Appeared as sub in loss at PHI.
2015: Only field player to start all 34 games for New York… scored three goals and added five assists… First career start for the Red Bulls at Sporting Kansas City on March 8 and assisted on New York’s lone goal by Lloyd Sam... Assisted on Damien Perrinelle’s goal in 2-2 tie at D.C. United on April 11... Assisted on Kljestan’s game-winner vs San Jose on April 17... Scored first goal for New York in 1-1 draw with LA Galaxy on April 26... Scored against NYC FC on August 9… Assist on Bradley Wright-Phillips’ goal vs D.C. on August 30... Assist on Wright-Phillips’ goal on September 11 against Chicago… Game-winning goal at Portland on September 23… Playoffs: Started all four playoff matches… U.S. Open Cup: Started two matches, against Atlanta on June 16 and Philadelphia on August 1.
2014: Played 31 games for the Montreal Impact, starting 28, and scoring three goals with six assists… Opened season with assist in opener at Dallas… Recorded goal and assist against Red Bulls on April 5… Scored at Philadelphia on April 26… Assist at Portland on July 27… Assists in three straight games, vs. Columbus on August 30, at Houston on September 6, and against LA Galaxy on September 10… scored in regular season finale at Toronto.
2013: Finished tied for 11th in the league and tied for first on the Impact with eight assists… Registered personal bests in MLS with five goals and 33 games played… Started 28 games… Recorded two game-winning goals and two game-winning assists… Helped the team win the Amway Canadian Championship, scoring one goal in two games, including one start… Also played three CONCACAF Champions League games, starting two. Playoffs: Played in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round game against Houston in the MLS Playoffs
2012: Made 30 starts in first MLS season… Finished eighth in the league and led the Impact with 10 assists and scored four goals… Recorded first assist at Red Bulls on March 31… Scored at Kansas City on May 5… started four-game point streak with assist at Colorado on May 26… Scored goals in two straight vs. Seattle on June 16 and at Chivas on June 20…recorded assist next match, vs Kansas City, on July 4… Recorded three assists at Red Bulls on July 28… Goal vs. Philadelphia on August 4… Assist against San Jose on August 19.. assist vs. Columbus on September 1.
2011/2012: Played a half season with FC Wohlen, after being loaned out by FC Lugano… Tallied two goals in 15 games, including 13 starts… Scored one goal in three Swiss Cup games, against Swiss Super League leader FC Luzern, on December 2, 2011… Signed first with the Montreal Impact on December 21.
2010/2011: Played 23 games with FC Lugano, in Swiss second division, scoring two goals… Registered one goal in three Swiss Cup games.
2009/2010: Scored five goals in 27 games with FC Lugano… Played three Swiss Cup games.
2008/2009: Began the season with Padova Calcio, in Italy’s third division, playing four regular season games and one Coppa Italia game… Joined FC Winterthur, in Swiss second division, in January 2009 for the second half of the season, scoring two goals in 10 games.
Also holds Italian citizenship… Fluent in Spanish and Italian.
Played youth soccer with Brazilian sides PSTC-Londria, Atletico Catarinense-Arangua SC and Campo Grande, in Rio de Janeiro.