So he's hung around, and he's in no hurry to pack away his cleats. ("I want my 2�-year-old to know I was a player," Tatu says.) Once he retires, there's no guarantee he'll leave Dallas. "When I came here it was the toughest part of my life," he says. "It was like I was in jail. I knew I was going to be here for three months, 90 days, and every day I'd mark down 89, 88. Now I have a hard time going to Brazil. It's been three years. Before, I couldn't wait to go. Now, I'm like, O.K., maybe next year."