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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- BRA / Brazil - Player's biography
Team name  Rodrigão
First name Rodrigo
Last name Santana
Age (birth date) 36  (17/04/1979)
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 
Hobbies Travelling 
Favourites Books: Happy Old Year (Marcelo Rubens Paiva)
Food: Italian
Movie: Action
Music: Samba
Other sports: Football


Height: 2,05m

Weight: 85 Kg

Date of birth: 17/04/79

Born in: São Paulo (SP)


In the World League, Rodrigão has six titles (2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007), one silver medal (2002), and other bronze medal (2000). He played in the team that won the World Cup (2003). In 2004, he won the gold medal in the Olympic Games, in Athens, and in the following Olympic Games, in Beijing, got the silver. He was Youth and Junior South American champion, in 96. In the last season, he played at Macerata, Italy. He has two world titles, in 2002 and 2006. In 2007, he was the champion of the World Cup, the Pan-American Games, and of the South American Championship, in Chile, where he was elected as the best attacker. In 2008, Rodrigao recovered from a knee injury and got the second place in America’s Cup.


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