2012: The 2012 season is Pecka's first full season with the Strikers. The Brazilian has featured regularly for Strikers, both as a starter and as a substitute.
2011: Wellington Paeckart, better known as Pecka, was the last signing made by the Fort Lauderdale Strikers during the 2011 season, joining the club on August 22, 2011. He inherited the number 8 jersey, last worn by compatriot Lennon Celestino.
Pecka made four starts in eight total appearances for the Strikers last season, contributing one assist.
Youth: Pecka started his youth career in the academy of one of Brazil's most storied clubs, Flamengo. Without making a first team appearance with the club, Pecka was loaned to Centro de Futebol Zico Sociedade Esportiva.
International: In 2006, Pecka was selected to represent the U-18 Brazilian national team at the Sendai Cup International Youth Tournament in Japan.