Dida was acquired by Cruzeiro EC in 1994, where, in a span of five seasons, he won three Minas Gerais state titles, the 1996 Copa do Brasil, and the 1997 Copa Libertadores, along with a pair of Placar Bola de Prata awards as the top goalkeeper in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. But with this success soon came a desire to ply his trade in Europe, and in January 1999, he decided to leave Cruzeiro in order to sign with A.C. Milan.2000: in the "Corinthians" won the Club World Cup.2002: World Cup in Japan and Korea have not spent a single minute, but became a world champion. 2003/04 held 32 meetings and was superseded by the doubler after a playoff in the fight for the title when the "Milan" beat "Roma" with a score of 1-0.2006: was the main goalkeeper of the Brazilian national team at the World Cup in Germany. Brazil reached the quarter finals.In May 2012, spoke at the Club World Beach Soccer in the "Milan", the team finished last in its group. May 24, 2012 signed a contract until the end of the season with Brazilian club "Portuguesa Desportos.