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As Kaká hangs up his boots, a pictorial look back at his career

The player joined the Sao Paolo youth system at the age of 8

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Kaka made his debut for the Sao Paulo first team in 2001 playing 27 goals abd bagging 12 goals.

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In his second season with the Serie A outfit Kaká played 22 games notching 10 goals.

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He moved to AC Milan in 2003 for a fee of eight and a half million dollars.

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In his first season in Serie A he bagged 10 goals in 30 games winning the Scudetto & UEFA Super Cup

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He played his first Champions League final in 2007 with a 2-1 over Liverpool.

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The win over Liverpool saw him become the first Brazilian player to ever win the Champions League

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In December 2007 AC Milan defeated Boca Juniors in the Club World Cup

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2007 was possibly Kaka's best season and culminated with the Brazilian winning the Ballon d'OR.

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He was the last player to win the award before the Cristiano Ronaldo/Lionel Messi domination.

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In June 2009 he signed for Real Madrid for a fee of 65 million euro and more than 50.000 fans turned up at the Bernabéu for his presentation ceremony.

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A bright start to the 09-10 season was soon hampered by a series of injuries which plagued the player during his time in the Spanish capital.

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He bagged a Copa del Rey winners medal in 2011

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In December 2012 he became the highest scoring Brazilian in the history of the Champions League with 29 goals

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In September 2013 he returned to AC Milan after a pact between Real Madrid and the Serie A side on a two season deal

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He bagged his 100th goal in a Milan shirt in January 2014

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In June 2013 he moved to MLS side Orlando City

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He made his MLS debut in 2015 scoring as the Florida based franchise faced New York City FC. His last game in the purple shirt was in October 2017

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Kaká made his international debut with Brazil in 2002 and was part of the WC winning squad the same year.

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He was instrumental in Brazil's 2009 Confederations Cup win

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