Born on March 15 at Riachinho, a Brazilian municipality in the north of the state of Minas Gerais. The area is noted for its cattle raising and agriculture. His full name is Sandro Ranieri Guimaraes Cordeiro.
At the age of 16 he has impressed so much in local football that he is invited to join the youth set-up at our club partners Internacional. However as the club is based in the Rio Grande de Sol southern city of Porto Alegre, Sandro must stay locally so his mother sends his two elder brothers to live with him so that he can seize the opportunity with one of the country’s biggest clubs.
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