Julio Baptista is a Brazilian ex-footballer who played as an offensive midfielder and attacker. He has 48 international caps for Brazil.
In 2003, he moved from São Paulo FC to Sevilla FC in the Spanish first division. During his career, he played for prestigious teams such Real Madrid, Arsenal and Roma.
In 2019, after a 20-year career, Julio announced his retirement from football. He is currently Valladolid’s U-18 coach.