André Gonçalves Dias popular as André Dias is a Brazilian football player who currently plays for Lazio as a central defender. He started his football career joined with Palestra de São Bernardo in the year 1999 and soon signed by Parana in the same year, where he played only for one-year and moved to senior club Flamengo, there he made ten appearances. After moved again to Paysandu Sport Club then Goiás where he got a chance to prove himself as a strong and talented defender. At Goias , he played only two seasons and joined with Sao Paulo in 2005 and stayed there until the end of the season 2009. In the same year , Andre was called up to the Brazilian national side in a 2010 World Cup qualifier against Chile but however, he did not make any debut. Now Diaz signed the Italian club Lazio for 2.63 million euro in February 1st, 2010.