Debut in serie A
A skillful central defender who excels in the air, Leandro Castan came through the youth ranks at Brazilian club Atletico Miniero before breaking into the first team.
After two seasons he moved to Swedish club Helsingborgs in Sweden but only made four appearances for the club before returning to his homeland and signing for Gremio Barueri.
He moved to Corinthians in 2010, where he became a permanent fixture in the side that won the league in 2011 and the Copa Libertadores in 2012.
He was brought to the Italian capital in the summer of 2012 and became one of the pillars of AS Roma’s backline.