Fernando Luiz Rosa or simply Fernandinho (meaning 'Little Fernando') was born May 4, 1985 in Londrina, Brazil and is a footballer who currently plays for FC Shakhtar Donetsk. He is well known for his blistering pace and ability to shoot from long distances. Unfortunately, Fernandinho received a serious injury to his right leg/knee on September 10, 2010 in a league match against Obolon Kyiv. However after appearing in an 3-1 away win against FC Ilichivets on Friday 1 April 2011 he is expected to feature in Shakhtar's first-leg champions league tie with Barcelona on Wednesday 6 April 2011.
His wife bore him a son born on March 11, 2010 named Davi.