The Flamengo soccer player climbed up the ranks of the Brazilian football team at a tender age of just 16. However, he scored his first goal against the match versus Sao Paulo. Adriano transformed into a fiery Brazilian striker, after failing to hook the net in his 24 matches. This soccer player was a mixture of strength, power, and balance when he attacked the ball. It was also hyped that Adriano would follow the footsteps of the great Brazilian footballer – Ronaldo. The excellent performances at Brazil, earned him the membership of Internacional football club. Post-2004, he delivered excellent goals and displayed amazing soccer skills on the pitch.