Kaka is a Brazilian football legend who played for some of the biggest teams in the world, and won almost every competition he played in.
What is Kaka’s full name?
Kaka’s full name is Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite. His name is comprised of both parent’s names – his father’s name is Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite, and his mother’s is Simone dos Santos.
Why is Kaka called Kaka?
Kaka is a nickname, for a very simple reason – his younger brother couldn’t say the name “Ricardo”, so called him ‘caca’, which eventually evolved into Kaka!
Who did Kaka play for?
Kaka has played for several clubs throughout his career. He began his professional career at Sao Paulo in 2001, and in 2003 he transferred to AC Milan for a fee of €8.5 million. He remained at Milan until 2009. In 2009, Kaka was transferred to Real Madrid for a fee of €65 million. He stayed at Madrid until 2013, when he moved back to Milan for one season. In 2014, Kaka signed with Orlando City and was their first Designated Player. He stayed with the club until 2017 when he retired from professional club football.
Throughout his career, Kaka made 529 appearances, scoring 161 goals and registering 143 assists.
How many trophies did Kaka win?
Kaka won almost everything a professional footballer could dream of – his trophy haul includes:
- 1 Serie A
- 1 Supercoppa Italiana
- 1 UEFA Champions League
- 1 UEFA Super Cup
- 1 FIFA Club World Cup
- 1 La Liga title
- 1 Copa Del Rey
- 1 World Cup
- 2 Confederations Cups