Ricardo Kaka’s skills and goals
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite was born 22 April 1982, commonly known as Kaká or Ricardo Kaká, is a Brazilian professional footballer who last played as an attacking midfielder for Orlando City and the Brazil national team.
Kaká made his professional debut at age 18 at São Paulo FC in 2001.
In 2003, he joined Italian club Milan for a fee of €8.5 million where he won a Serie A title and was named the Serie A Footballer of the Year two times.
In the 2004–05 season, the squad reached the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final, where they lost to Liverpool on penalty shoot-outs, and Kaká was the top assist provider of the tournament, being named the UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year.
Two years later, he led Milan to win the 2006–07 UEFA Champions League, being the tournament’s top scorer.
After the season, he won the FIFA World Player of the Year, the Ballon d’Or, the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year and the IFFHS World’s Best Play maker awards.