Ricardo Kaka is a Brazilian footballer. He currently plays for Orlando City in MLS. He is one of the best midfielders of his generation. He is simply known as Kaka. He won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2007. He has won every major European and international title in his career. He has won the FIFA World Cup, Copa America and Confederation Cup with Brazil. He also won the UEFA Champions League with AC Milan. He has also played for Real Madrid.
Ricardo Kaka Biography
Ricardo Kaka was born on 22 April 1982 in Gama, Brazil. His parents are Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite and Simone dos Santos. He was brought up in a financially stable home. That allowed him to focus on both school and football. His family moved to Sao Paulo when Kaka was seven. There he was spotted by Sao Paulo FC. They offered kaka a contract when he was 16. He had a career threatening injury due a swimming pool accident. But he had recovered successfully. He made his senior team debut in 2001. His performance with the club attracted attention from major European clubs. He was bought by AC Milan for 8.5 million euros in 2003. Kaka soon became the best playmaker in the world. He won the Serie A and Champions League with the club.
Kaka won the 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year with AC Milan. Kaka Joined Real Madrid in 2009 for €68.5 million. AC Milan had to sell him due to financial reasons. His career then took a drastic turn. He suffered one injury after another. Kaka spent most of his five year stint with Madrid on the sidelines. Kaka again transferred to AC Milan in 2003 on a free transfer. Kaka later joined Orlando City in 2014. He was then sent on loan to Sao Paulo FC until started for Major League Soccer season started.
Ricardo Kaka is a gifted player. He has shown immense skill with the ball. His vision is on the highest level. He is one of the greatest playmakers in the history of football. Kaka married his childhood sweetheart Caroline Celico in 2005. The couple have a son Luca and a daughter Isabella.