The Brazilian-born defensive midfielder began his career with Sports Club Internacional before joining the famous AS Roma youth set-up in Italy. He also spent time at Brazilian clubs Atletico Paranaense and Guaratingueta later. He made his Hero ISL bow with FC Goa in 2015 and was an integral member of the Gaurs unit that finished as runners-up to Chennaiyin FC. Lucca, who scored three goals and provided two assists, came up with five last season for Pune. He will be looking to replicate his fine form in Hero ISL 2017-18.