|Place of birth Salvador, Brazil|
Height 1.73 m
Weight 65 kg
Career start 2005
Name Leandro Santos
|Full name Leandro dos Santos de Jesus|
Date of birth (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 30)
2002–2003 Real Salvador Esporte Clube
Current team Kuwait SC (#5 / Midfielder)
Leandro dos Santos de Jesus or simply Makelele (born February 26, 1985 in Salvador), is a Brazilian defensive midfielder, who currently plays for Botafogo.
On 25 September 2009, it was announced the 24-year-old midfielder from Palmeiras will play on loan for Coritiba Foot Ball Club until the end of the Campeonato Brasileiro, in the next month of December 2009.
On 30 March 2016, it was confirmed that Makelele has signed with Botafogo.