JOÃO PAULO DE FIGUEIREDO TAVARES (JOÃO PAULO) – OPPOSITE
Date of birth: 03/03/1983
Born in: Três Pointas (MG)
The opposite João Paulo had his first experience with Brazilian’s national team uniform in 2000, when, defending the Youth team, he won the South American Championship. In 2002, playing for the Junior Team, João Paulo won the South American Championship and got the silver medal in the World Championship of the category. In 2005, he took part of the main team who won the World League. Nowadays, João plays for Tigre/Unisul/Joinville (SC).