Antony was born on February 24, 2000, in Osasco, Brazil.

He started his youth career at the Brazilian football club, Audax São Paulo, before moving to São Paulo FC in 2018.

Antony scored his first professional goal in a match against Corinthians in the Campeonato Paulista during his debut season with São Paulo FC. 

Antony's impressive performances in the Brazilian Serie A caught the attention of European football clubs, and he signed with Dutch club Ajax in July 2020 

He made his Eredivisie debut for Ajax on September 13, 2020, and scored his first goal for the club in the same match

Antony played a crucial role in Brazil's U-23 team that won the gold medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. 

Antony was included in the 2021 Goal 50 list, which recognizes the 50 best male footballers in the world.