Japanese name ラドゥンガ
Nickname(s) Tosho (Brave Leader)
Nationality Brazilian
Position(s) Midfielder
First appearance
Road to 2002 chapter 1
Level Team Number
National Brazil /Olympic Brazil  ?? / 8
Club Deportivo de La Coruña 8
Club São Paulo FC 10

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Radunga is a volante of the Brazilian national football team. He used to be the captain of São Paulo FC, and the one who entrusted the number 10 uniform to Tsubasa Ozora after leaving the team.

Pre Kaigai Gekito Hen en La Liga Arc Edit

As the 17-year-old Tsubasa made his début in the Brazilian league, Radunga ordered his teammates to "not let Tsubasa look like a fool". Therefore, in that match, Tsubasa didn't have to fear, since São Paulo players always give him suggestions of what to do, and above all, Radunga was following all of Tsubasa's gameplay, to back up Tsubasa every time he made a mistake. In the end, Sao Paulo won 4:3, with Tsubasa scored 1 goal and made 2 assists. Later on, when Radunga moved to Spain, signing with Deportivo de La Coruña in La Liga, he entrusted the number 10 São Paulo uniform to Tsubasa.

Kaigai Gekito Hen en La Liga Arc Edit

Three years later, Radunga paid a visit to Tsubasa in Barcelona just before the match in El Clásico. Radunga told Tsubasa that Rivaul, who was injured at that time, called him, because he was concerned about Tsubasa's performance. Tsubasa would have his début in La Liga against Real Madrid CF, and he was extremely nervous, even doubted his own abilities. Radunga advised him to enjoy the game. Thanks to that conversation and Roberto's phone call later, Tsubasa was able to retrieve his confidence and Tsubasa could go a lot freer in the game against bigger rivals.

Rising Sun Arc Edit

To be updated as series progresses.



  • His name could be a reference to the former Brazilian footballer Raimundo Souza de Oliveira "Raí", who played in Sao Paulo FC as captain and wore in said club the number 10 jersey, as well to Dunga, who whore the number 8 jersey in the Brazil National Team. Both players were captains for Brazil in the 1994 FIFA World Cup (the former being captain in the start of the tournament and the latter between quarter-finals and the final).
  • Radunga's favorite drink is Guaraná soft drink. After Tsubasa's São Paulo début, Radunga prepared Guaraná to celebrate, and explained to his teammates that since Tsubasa was underage, he cannot drink alcohol, therefore there was no beer. But the São Paulo players, knowning their captain too well, said that Guaraná is just his favorite and noted that Radunga never drink a single drop of alcohol. He also played a trick on Tsubasa by shaking the can before giving it to him, causing the beverange splashed on Tsubasa's face as a prank.