Rodrigo Caio Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 May, 2018
Facts of Rodrigo Caio
Date of Birth: 1993 , August-17
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Rodrigo Caio
Birth Name Rodrigo Caio Coquette Russo
Father Celso Russo
Mother Edlene Russo
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Place/City Dracena, Brazil
Ethnicity Mixed Ethnical Background
Profession Player
Affair with Tayane Carvalho
Girlfriend Tayane Carvalho
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The Brazilian professional footballer Rodrigo Caio showed his versatility playing for both positions as a central defender and a defensive midfielder for the Brazilian professional football club Sao Paulo FC. The footballer socred five-goals in 136 matches for the club. He also represented his country at U-20, U-21, U-23 levels and made his full international debut for Brazil national team in 2016.        

Early Life And Education Of Rodrigo Caio

Rodrigo Caio was born on August 17, 1993, in Dracena, Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Celso Russo and Edlene Russo. He spent most of his early childhood days growing up in Dracena, Sao Paulo along with his brother Rafale Coquette Russo. He belongs to Brazilian Nationality and regarding his ethnicity; he has a mixed ethnical background. 

At the age of 12, Caio started playing football in the Brazilian side, Sao Paulo youth academy. 

Rodrigo Caio's Professional Career 

Rodrigo Caio made his professional debut with the Brazilian football club Sao Paulo playing as a right back with the responsibility of marking Neymar in a 3–2 victory over Santos FC in the State League. Following his impressive performance in the match, he became one of the prominent players of the team.  

After playing as a center back, Caio's manager Paulo Autuori praised him as well as highlighted his superior role to Sao Paulo’s defense. In mid-2014, he suffered a fracture in cruciate ligament while he was playing against Criciuma and was ruled out for seven months.   

CAPTION: The professional footballer Rodrigo Caio. SOURCE: Sempreinter

On 12th June 2015, Rodrigo Caio signed a five-year deal with the Spanish club Valencia Cf for a fee of €12.5 million ($14,633,575) which also includes a potential extra €4 million($4,682,224) in add-ons. He was the member of the Brazil U-20, Brazil U21, and Brazil U23. He made his senior debut for the senior team in the year 2016. The footballer is yet to be listed for 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

Rodrigo Caio's Net Worth 

Rodrigo Caio has collected a large amount of money from his football career but the exact amount of his net worth is still under review, but as per some online sources, the footballer's net worth is believed to be more than $1 million. 

Caio's current market value is €8 million ($9,359,296.00 US Dollar). 

Rodrigo Caio's Personal Life 

According to Rodrigo Caio's social media, the player is dating Tayane Carvalho. The couple shares several romantic snaps of them giving us some serious relationship goals. 

Though the couple is very private and has not revealed when and how they started dating, their adorable snaps of each other on their official social media speaks a lot about their relationship. 


Feliz dia dos Namorados meu amor , Te amo MUITO

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Here is the video of Rodrigo Caio's defensive skills.