Raí is a former Brazilian international footballer, world champion in 1994, and iconic captain of PSG from 1993 to 1998. Raí co-founded with Leonardo the Gol de Letra Foundation which works towards the social integration of young people from the favélas through education and sport. He is also the founder and director of the association “Atletas pelo Brasil” which brings together athletes from all disciplines to improve sports practices and promote social transformation through sport in his country.