Manson Ribeiro, who plays under the name of Giovanni, was born on January 31, 2002, in Bauru, Brazil. In the summer of 2020, he transferred from the Brazilian Santos FC. On August 30 of that same year, the right-footed player made his debut for Ajax in the match Ajax U23 - Roda JC: 0-4. In total, Giovanni played 36 games and scored 3 goals.
In the winter of the 2021/2022 season, Giovanni went on loan to sc Telstar for half a season.
Ajax won a practice match against Telstar on Friday afternoon. At sports complex De Toekomst it was 5-1. The Amsterdam goals came courtesy of Brian Brobbey (3), Davy Klaassen and Olivier Aertssen.