Date of birth: 06/01/1998
Position: Right/Left Winger
2nd Position: Supporting Striker
Club: Cavalry FC
In 2013, Richard played for Goiás' U-15 side, where he scored 27 goals in 22 appearances. On 12 March 2016, he made his senior debut for Goiás as a 60th-minute substitute in a Campeonato Goiano match against Atlético Goianiense.
On 20 September 2016, Richard signed a three-year contract with Brazilian giants Santos. While at Santos, he played in the Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior and was scouted by FC Barcelona.
On 13 April 2018, Richard signed with Liga MX side Tigres UANL.
On 11 June 2018, Richard was loaned to Ascenso MX side Correcaminos. He made ten league appearances in the Apertura that season, before returning to Tigres in November 2018. In early 2019, Richard was loaned to Georgian Erovnuli Liga side Torpedo Kutaisi. He made thirteen league appearances that season, scoring three goals, and scored a brace in one Georgian Cup appearance. On 2 December 2019, after turning down offers from Europe, Richard was loaned to his hometown club, Aparecidense, so that he could be closer to his family.
On 19 February 2020, Richard signed for Canadian Premier League side Cavalry FC, but was unable to join the team that season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On 4 December 2020, he re-signed to a multi-year contract. In 2013, Richard played for the Brazilian U15 team, scoring two goals in fourteen appearances.
Richard Luca is a skilled winger able to play offensively on both sides of the pitch. He is tremendously fast and agile, he has a superb dribbling quality, moving the ball very quickly becoming difficoult to controll by the opponents. He has also a very good shooting ability.
-1.50 key pass per game
-1.86 shoot per game (63% accurate)
-2.80 cross per game (20% accurate)
-15 challenges - 1 aerial - 14 ground (42% won)
-7 dribbling per game (55% succesful)
-20 passes per game (77% accurate)
-0.20 goals per game