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Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, better known as Kaka (pronounced kah-KAH known), a midfielder for the Brazilian national team is currently playing his professional football with Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. Regarded as one of the world's best player, the 6-foot 1-inch Kaka as FIFA World Player of the Year and European Footballer of the Year in 2007 after leading AC Milan was named the UEFA Champions League title this year. The attacking midfielder is playing in his third World Cup final in 2010 and was a member of the Brazilian team that won its fifth World Cup 2002nd
Early Years

Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, Kaka, or was, on 22 April 1982 in Brasilia, Brazil, was born. Unlike most Brazilian stars Kaka comes from a bourgeois background, his father was an engineer, moved the family to Sao Paulo when Kaka was seven years old. He excelled in both football and tennis in his youth, but decided on a career to concentrate on football and joined Sao Paulo FC at the age of 15 years. Prior to his first team debut in Sao Paulo, Kaka a broken vertabrae in his spine in a swimming pool accident. But the potential career-threatening injury to the full Brazilian midfielder, who has since received a strong religious faith in appreciation of his successful recovery from the incident, healed.
Professional / Career Club

Kaka made his first team debut in Sao Paulo at the age of 19, helping his club claim the Torneio Rio-Sao Trophy and scored in his debut Brasileiro. He played three seasons in Sao Paulo, recording 40 goals in that time and earning power of the Canmpeonato Brasileiro Player of the Year Award 2002.

With a number of European clubs interested in signing him, Kaka was sold to AC Milan in June 2003. The Brazilian struck by its first appearances in Serie A, scoring ten goals in 30 league appearances, helping Milan claims from the 17 Serie A title in 2004.

During the 2004-05 season, Kaka Milan attack again as essential for the Italian club advanced all the way to the finals of the UEFA Champions League. The classic midfielder provided helps in quarterfinals and semifinals take before setting up Milan Hernan Crespo's goal that the Rossoneri set three goals to Liverpool at half-time of the Final. The Premiership side scored three goals of their own amazing levels to the game and then beat Milan on penalties of the Champions League trophy to demand. Despite coming out on the losing side in the final end, midfielder Kaka was named as UEFA's Best for 2005.

AC Milan has the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2005-06, when Kaka 14 league goals - his third highest single-season series A total scored during his time in Italy. He has become a major focus of his side to attack this season, the Brazilian was when the Italian League Foreign Player of the Year named for the second time in his career.

In a rematch of the 2005 same, Kaka and his teammates arrived in Milan Liverpool 2007 Champions League Final. The 6-foot, provided that one-inch midfielder on the second goal in Milan's 2-1 victory, which will support the club seventh European Cup secured. The crown was given Milan a place in the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla in the 2007/08 season to start, and a 3-1 win gave the Rossoneri more trophy. Milan won the FIFA Club World Cup in December 2007 when a Kaka goal in a 4-2 defeat of Boca Juniors in the final and was the tournament's best player. Later this month, Kaka was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year and European Footballer of the Year "awards for the year 2007.

Kaka scored an impressive 15 league goals for an otherwise aging Milan team that finished fifth in Serie A that season 2007/08, loses his Champions League place and settling for the UEFA Cup games in 2008-09. The Brazilian then surpassed its production League goal by a strike in the next season to return to Milan, to lead Europe's top club competition for 2009/10 campaign, but he left Italy to join Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 - for a transfer reported fee of € 65,000,000, that is the third most expensive fee in the history behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane.
International / World Cup Experience

As a 19-year-old Kaka of Brazil underage team at the FIFA World Youth Championships was in 2001. He began his five-country games during the tournament in Argentina and scored a goal, when Brazil reached the quarterfinals before losing to Ghana.

Kaka his international debut for the senior national team in a friendly against Bolivia in January 2002 and was a member of the Brazilian team at the 2002 World Cup finals. He appeared in only one game - during the group phase - in Korea / Japan 2002, when Brazil's record fifth world title would demand.

2003 at the Gold Cup, scored three goals Kaka for Brazil, which was defeated by Mexico in the final finish as runners-up. The attacking midifielder was chosen among the participants of the tournament as a "best XI" players this year.

The 6-foot was an inch Kaka more of a regular for the national team during qualifying for the reproduction of the 2006 World Cup, scoring five goals for Brazil in South America, two measures included in a 5-2 victory against Venezuela . He presented his country's side at the Confederations Cup in 2005, a goal of contributing to Brazil in a 4-1 victory over rivals Argentina in the final.

Among the leaders at a star-studded Brazil team at the 2006 World Cup final, Kaka scored in the Lone goal of his country's opening match win of Croatia during the group phase. After winning all three games opening round and defeated Ghana 3-0 in the Round of 16, Brazil was eliminated by France in the quarterfinals at a second-half strike from Thierry Henry.

Brazil midfielder pulled out of his squad leader Copa America shortly before the event in 2007 in Venezuela (due to a very busy club season this year), but the national team back to play for qualifying for the 2010 World Cup. Kaka notched five goals in 11 qualifying games, such as Brazil top the standings with regional CONMEBOL for South Africa 2010.

Kaka was also included in the national team at the 2009 Confederations Cup, leading Brazil to the title with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory against in the U.S. finals. With two goals and a series of help during the tournament, Kaka was on the FIFA Confederations Cup as the best player named for the event 2009th

Kaka is the nickname for those named Ricardo usual in Brazil. Kaka initiate family Credits younger brother Rodrigo than that, the nickname for the older siblings, because he difficulty pronouncing his brother's first name Ricardo had when he was a small child.

Kaka's brother Rodrigo, now known as Digão, is also a professional soccer player in Italy. He is currently on loan from AC Milan and the game with Lecce, as a defender in Serie B.

In 2004, Kaka was the United Nations World Food Programme, the youngest Ambassador Against Hunger, the Group's efforts to support the global hunger problem to address. In his work with the program Kaka took part in the "Fill the Cup" campaign to raise funds to fight hunger in developing countries around the world.

The Brazilian midfielder, who married Caroline Celico in December 2005, has secured a number of commercial endorsements, especially with adidas and Armani clothing manuacturer. Kaka has modeled for a range of Armani advertising in recent years.

Kaka is a member of the Athletes of Christ group, and a devout evangelical Christian who devoted part of his salary, his church, the rebirth in Christ Church in Brazil. be removed in the solemn moments, following AC Milan's triumph in the Champions League final in 2007, Kaka jersey a T-shirt imprinted with revealing the words "I Belong To Jesus", which he often wears under his uniform.

In 2008, Kaka was named as one of the Time 100, the journal of the fifth annual list of "world's most influential personalities."