Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri started his professional football career at Palmeiras. He was in the youth team before being promoted at the Brazilian Serie A club. During his time in the Palmeiras first team, Diego Cavalieri played 65 times in the league.
Sao Paulo-born shot stopper Diego Cavalieri played his first game for the Palmeiras senior team during the win over Rio Claro on the 24th
of June, 2002. He made his Palmeiras senior team debut during the Rio Claro game which ended in a 4-0 win. The Brazilian international was in the Palmeiras first team from his debut against Rio Claro to the summer of 2008 when he signed for Liverpool in the Premier League.