|8||M||05/02/89||5’8”||160 lbs||Brazilian||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Flamengo|
2013: On October 17, 2012 the Fort Lauderdale Strikers announced that Pecka had signed a new contract with the club and would be returning to play for the 2013 season.
Pecka started in center midfield alongside compatriot Rubens in the first match of the season against FC Edmonton on April 6th. Was named to the NASL Team of the Week for Week 1.
Recorded his first assist of the season on April 20th against Carolina RailHawks, setting up Jemal Johnson for the opening goal. Pecka was named to the NASL Team of the Week for the second time in 2013 after the 2-1 defeat against Minnesota United FC on June 8th.
Pecka was appointed captain ahead of the Fall season. On August 10, Pecka was injured in a match against Minnesota and had to be substituted in the first half.
2012: The 2012 season was Pecka's first full season with the Strikers. Following the departure of Bryan Arguez to the Montreal Impact in the offseason, Pecka claimed to the holding midfield position. He formed a solid partnership with on-loan DC United midfielder Conor Shanosky in the center of midfield.
Pecka scored his first goal for the club on September 8, 2012 in a 1-1 draw with the Puerto Rico Islanders.
He finished the season with 22 starts from 27 appearances in all competitions and scored one goal.
2011: Wellington Paeckart, better known as Pecka, was the last signing made by the Fort Lauderdale Strikers during the 2011 season, joining the club on August 22, 2011. He inherited the number 8 jersey, last worn by compatriot Lennon Celestino.
Pecka made four starts in eight total appearances for the Strikers last season, contributing one assist.
Youth: Pecka started his youth career in the academy of one of Brazil's most storied clubs, Flamengo. Without making a first team appearance with the club, Pecka was loaned to Centro de Futebol Zico Sociedade Esportiva.
International: In 2006, Pecka was selected to represent the U-18 Brazilian national team at the Sendai Cup International Youth Tournament in Japan.