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World League 2010
21st Edition

 
- BRA / Brazil - Player's biography
   
 
Team name  Rodrigão
First name Rodrigo
Last name Santana
Age (birth date) 35  (17/04/1979)
Hometown
Languages Portuguese
   
   
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 205 cm 85 kg 350 cm 328 cm
             
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  4 29 141 174
 
Volleyball career
International debut Paraguay 
Club debut Banespa
Actual Club Al-Rayyan 
Personal
Hobbies Travelling 
Favourites Books: Happy Old Year (Marcelo Rubens Paiva)
Food: Italian
Movie: Action
Music: Samba
Other sports: Football
 
   Profile
 

Height: 2,05m
Weight: 85 Kg
Date of birth: 17/04/79
Born in: São Paulo (SP)
Club: Pinheiros/Sky (BRA)


In the FIVB World League, Rodrigão won seven titles (2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009), a silver medal (2002), and a bronze medal (2000). He played in the team that won the FIVB World Cup in 2003. In 2004, he won the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Athens, and in the next Olympic Games, in Beijing, he returned home with a silver medal. He was Youth and Junior South American champion in 1996. In the last season, he played for Macerata, Italy. He won two world titles in 2002 and 2006. In 2007, he won the FIVB World Cup, the Pan-American Games, and the South American Championship in Chile, where he was elected best attacker. In 2008, Rodrigao recovered from a knee injury and finished second at the America’s Cup. He also participated in Brazil’s win in the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup 2009. He is currently a player of Pinheiros/Sky.


 
 

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