Giovanni Silva de Oliveira (born February 4, 1972 in Abaetetuba), better known as Giovanni, is a retired football player from Brazil and currently a scout for Olympiacos. His natural and favorite position was that of attacking midfielder, but he could also play as a forward, being an exceptional goalscorer. He was known for his world-class technique, his exceptional dribbling and variety of crafty moves, his outstanding creativity, as well as his passing and scoring ability. He played (most notably) for FC Barcelona, Olympiacos F.C. and Santos. Internationally, he played for the Brazilian national team, gaining 20 caps and scoring 6 goals.