Tuta

Squad No. 35
Date of Birth June 4, 1999
Age 21
Height 184cm
Team
Position Defender
Birthplace São Paulo
Previous Clubs KV Kortrijk

Lucas Silva Melo (born 4 July 1999), known as Tuta, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Eintracht Frankfurt.

He acquired his nickname due to his likeness to former Brazilian footballer Moacir Bastos, who is also known as Tuta.

Career
In January 2019, Tuta joined Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt from São Paulo, signing a four-and-half-year contract lasting until 30 June 2023. In August 2019, Tuta joined Belgian club Kortrijk on a season-long loan from Frankfurt.

He made his debut for Kortrijk in the Belgian First Division A on 24 November 2019, starting in the away match against Anderlecht, which finished as a 0–0 draw.