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The number of caps and number of goals mentioned below are as of May 15th 2006, when the Brazilian roster was announced.
The number after Caps represent the number of times the player was rostered, and, between parenthesis, the number of times he actually played.
Full name: Cristiano Marques Gomes
Date of birth: June 3rd 1977
Place of birth: Guarulhos, São Paulo
Height: 1.83 m
Clubs and teams: Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) and Lyon (France)
Caps: 37 (17)
Goals scored: 1
World Cups: none
Titles won: America Cup (2004)
In Brazil, Cris played with Corinthians and Cruzeiro. He had a short stay in Bayer Leverkusen in 2003.
In 2004, he transferred to Olympique Lyonnais, in Lyon, France; playing alongside Juninho and, since 2005, Fred, Cris was champion of the French League in two occasions so far.
In 2006, he was elected the best defender in the French League. He renewed his contract with Lyon for four years, until 2010.
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