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Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Brazil national team.
Fred started his career at Brazilian club Internacional, where he won the Campeonato Gaúcho twice. In June 2013, he signed for Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk, where he won 10 trophies, including three Ukrainian Premier League titles. In 2018, Fred signed for Manchester United.
Fred represented Brazil at under-20 level, before making his senior international debut in November 2014.
He was part of Brazil's squad for the 2015 Copa América in Chile, starting in their first two Group C matches as they reached the quarter-finals. He was named in Brazil's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.