The Brazil international is seen as Milan´s key to unlocking Liverpool´s defence in Athens, and hopes to live up the glowing reputation he has earned himself since joining the Rossoneri from Sao Paulo in 2003.
"It is great to know I have the faith of my team-mates and this is already a victory for me," he said.
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