Ariana Alvim Viola Burke – Adriana Viola (1991 Cup)
1. The desire to study and play in the United States awakened in the late 1980s when participating in friendly matches defending E. C. Radar.
2. She moved to the United States in 1987 and has worked in finance since 1996.
Aline Pellegrino – Pelle (2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. Captain of the Brazilian National Team for 8 consecutive years, she was the one who remained in the role the longest.
2. Between 2016 and 2020 she was the Coordinator of the Women's Football Department of São Paulo Football Federation, and since 2020 she has been working at the CBF, initially as the Women's Competitions Coordinator and since 2022 as the entity's Competitions Manager.
Aline Villares Reis – Aline (2019 Cup)
1. With a 20-year career, she announced her retirement in 2020, aged 32.
“Farewell as a player, of course, because I never say goodbye to football. What this game has given me so far is priceless! Through it, I became the person I am today!”
2. In 2022 she decided to return to acting as a goalkeeper, at U. D. G. Tenerife from Spain, same team she retired from 2 years earlier.
Andréia dos Santos – Maycon (1999, 2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. She received the nickname (Maycon) in her teens, due to her physical resemblance to singer Michael Jackson.
2. For the Brazilian national team, she was 3rd in the 1999 World Cup and world runner-up in 2007.
Andreia (1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. She started playing volleyball, a sport she abandoned at the age of 20 due to a shoulder injury.
2. At the 2007 Pan American Games, in Rio de Janeiro, she won the gold medal without conceding a goal.
Andressa Alves da Silva – Andressa Alves (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. First Brazilian contracted by F. C. Barcelona, in 2016. In 2019 she transferred to A. S. Roma.
2. Participated in the campaign “The doll I’ve never asked for”, promoted by Nike (2019).
Andressa Cavalari – (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. In 2010, when she was playing for F. C. / S. E. Kindermann, she divided herself between football and indoor football. She stayed for five seasons at that club.
2. She was part of the under-17 (2010) and under-20 (2012) youth teams. In 2014 she won her first America Cup with the senior team.
Bárbara Micheline do Monte Barbosa – Bárbara (2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. She began her career at Sport Clube do Recife.
2. Graduated in nursing.
Beatriz João – Bia (2011, 2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. At the age of 13, she was called up for the under-17 national team, and at the age of 17, she wore the shirt of the senior national team.
Camila Martins Pereira – Camilinha (2019 Cup)
1. She signed her first football contract with the F. C. / S. E. Kindermann team, in 2012. At the end of 2013 she received her first senior opportunity.
2. She reached 100 games for the S. E. Palmeiras team in December 2022, in the second match valid for the semifinal of the São Paulo Championship.
Sampaio Pereira – (1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. She competed in the 1991 World Cup shortly after becoming a mother, aged 26.
2. Graduated in Physical Education, she took arbitration courses and worked at the Brazilian Indoor Football Confederation as a referee.
Cristiane de Souza Silva – (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. Top scorer at the Olympic Games among women and men, with 14 goals.
2. Scorer in 2022 of the São Paulo Championship, aged 38, with 19 goals.
3. Elected the 3rd best player in the world in 2007 and 2008 by FIFA.
Daiane Limeira Santos Silva – Daiane (2019 Cup)
1. She was a highlight of the Brazilian National Team at the 2016 Under-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea.
2. She debuted with the shirt of the Brazilian national team on March 13, 2018, for the 2018 Women’s America Cup, in a 7-0 victory against Bolivia.
Daiane Menezes Rodrigues – (2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. Champion of the Clubs World Cup in 2014 by the E. C. São José team.
2. The nickname refers to her hometown, in Rio Grande do Sul.
Daniela Alves Lima – Daniela Alves (2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. Currently coach of the Uberlândia E. C.
2. Elected the 6th best player in the world in 2008 by FIFA.
Daniele Santos de Paula Batista – Milho (2011 Cup)
1. She featured in an unusual event in the 2011 Libertadores final, when she refused to leave the field to be replaced, disobeying coach Marcio Oliveira.
Darlene de Souza Reguera – Darlene (2015 Cup)
1. Daughter of and Dorotéia , important names in the development of women's football in the Rio Preto E. C.
2. She played for three seasons in the S. L. Benfica of Portugal team, where she played 61 games and scored 137 goals.
Débora Cristiane de Oliveira – (2019 Cup)
1. In 2022, she was on the list of the top 14 players in the world, by FIFA.
2. Scorer of the Brazilian national team in 2022 with 10 goals, she was elected by the English newspaper The Guardian as the 23rd best player in the world.
Delma Gonçalves – (1991, 1995, 1999 and 2007 Cups)
1. Technical assistant at C. R. Vasco da Gama, but as a player she made history with the Cruz- shirt, scoring 62 goals.
2. Elected the 6th best player in the world in 2004 by FIFA.
Souza Santos – Deva (1999 Cup)
1. She is the general coordinator of Elementary Education at a state school in São Paulo.
2. Graduated in Physical Education in 2004 and Nursing in 2014.
Doralice Borges dos Santos – Doralice (1991 Cup)
1. Called up for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, she was not released by S. E. R. Marvel, her indoor football team. Therefore, she decided to stop playing at the age of 28.
2. She was informally the third goalkeeper at the 1991 World Cup. As soon as she finished training in the Brazilian defense, she started training as a goalkeeper.
Elaine Estrela Moura – Baiana (2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. In 2004, she transferred to Umea IK in Sweden, where she made her career, and she still resides in that country today.
2. She wore the shirt of the Brazilian national team from 2003 to 2011, when it was cut due to a muscle injury.
Elane dos Santos Rego – Elane (1988, 1991, 1995 and 1999 Cups)
1. At the age of 19, she was called up to the national team for the first time.
2. She scored the first Brazilian goal in World Cups (Brazil 1x0 China, 1991 World Cup in China).
Eliane Pereira da Silva – Lia (1995 Cup)
1. Champion with the Brazilian Selection of the 1995 South American Championship, held in Uberlândia (MG).
2. She is federated in martial arts and Chinese is part of the Brazilian national team in these sports. She is a municipal guard and teaches fights.
Regina Cavalcanti – Nenê (1995 and 1999 Cups)
1. She worked for 2 years in Fortaleza as an aircraft mechanic in an international company.
2. In 2018, she and a friend organized the Porto Velho F.C. team, an all-female team.
Érika Cristiano dos Santos – Érika (2011 Cup)
1. She started her career as a striker, also acting as a defensive midfielder and midfielder. Highlight of the Corinthians defense and the Brazilian national team.
2. She has had two anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgeries, one on each knee.
Ester Aparecida dos Santos – Ester (2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. Two-time champion of the Libertadores da América Cup for Santos F. C., in 2009 and 2010.
2. Two-time champion of the extinct Brazil Cup for Santos F. C., in 2008 and 2009.
Fabiana da Silva Simões – Fabi Baiana (2011 and 2015 Cups)
1. She started in football at the E.C. Bahia schools, where she trained with boys.
2. With the Brazilian national team, she won 3rd place in the 2006 Under-20 World Cup, in Russia. On that occasion, she scored two goals.
Santos Oliveira – (1988 Cup)
1. Even after the age of 50, she still plays in “baba” (as amateur football is called in Bahia), including with men.
Manoel Alberto – Fran (2011 Cup)
1. With Santos F. C., she was champion of the I Women’s Libertadores da América Cup, in 2009.
2. She won the 2017 Norwegian Cup, playing for IL.
3. In 2017, the midfielder was one of five players to leave the national team, in solidarity with coach Emily Lima, dismissed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).
Gabriela Maria Zanotti – Gabi Zanotti (2015 Cup)
1. In 2005, playing for the Brazilian indoor football team, she was champion of the Universiade, in Turkey. The title earned her the award for best indoor football player in Brazil.
2. For S. C. Corinthians , the attacking midfielder accounted for 165 games and 52 goals until the 2022 season.
do Nascimento – (2015 Cup)
1. She began her football career at de , in Araraquara (SP).
2. She was São Paulo (2013), Brazilian (2014) and Libertadores da América Cup (2015) champion by the [Maroon Warriors], and two-time champion of the Interior Open Games (2015 and 2016).
da Silva Ferreira – (2019 Cup)
1. Her first international transfer was to the Spanish League in 2017, when she signed with Madrid C. F. F.
2. In 2018, when she was playing for the S. L. Benfica team, she scored 16 goals in her first four games.
3. Her current club is F. C. Barcelona, where she has a contract until 2024.
Giselle Pereira de Vasconcelos – Giselle (2003 Cup)
1. She won a gold medal at the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo in 2003.
Grazielle Pinheiro Guimarães Nascimento – Grazi (1999, 2007 and 2011 Cups)
1. The only player who was top scorer in the São Paulo Championship four times (2000, 2007, 2008 and 2014).
2. Best scorer of the São Paulo Championship in all times, with more than 240 goals.
Juliana Ribeiro Cabral – Juliana Cabral (1999 and 2003 Cups)
1. The only Brazilian to play in more than one edition of the Olympic Games, without being replaced or being on the bench. There were 11 games and 1,020 minutes on the field.
2. Captain of the national team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Souza Feitosa – (2019 Cup)
1. She made a career in field football, for the American university championship.
2. She made her debut for the senior team at the 2018 Tournament of Nations.
Kátia Teixeira da Silva – Katia (1995, 1999, 2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. Elected the 8th best player in the world in 2003 by FIFA.
2. Top scorer in the São Paulo Championship in 1999, with 42 goals in that edition.
Kelly Cristina Pereira da Silva – Kelly/ (2003 Cup)
1. One of the first players to compete in two editions of the Under-20 World Cup, in 2002 and 2004.
2. She was ruled out of the 2004 Athens Olympics after suffering a broken collarbone just 12 minutes into the game.
Leda Maria Abreu – Leda (1995 Cup)
1. First called up in 1994.
2. Football commentator at from 2010 to 2018.
Letícia Lima da Silva – Lele (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. She played for the Brazilian youth team, playing in the 2010 under-17 World Cup, in addition to the 2012 and 2014 World Cups with the under-20 team.
2. In the 2020/2021 season, she defended the S. L. Benfica of Portugal team and was champion of the National Championship and the League Cup.
Letícia Santos de Oliveira – Letícia Santos (2019 Cup)
1. In 2020, she suffered an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament of her left knee, which took her out of the Olympic Games. With the postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic, she recovered in time to play in the tournament, transferred to 2021.
2. In 2019 she was hired by F. F. C. Frankfurt, incorporated by the traditional Eintracht Frankfurt in 2020.
Luana Bertolucci Paixão – Luana (2019 Cup)
1. Her first contract was signed in 2011, with the Centro team.
2. She debuted for the main Brazilian national team in 2012, in the International Women's Football Tournament of the City of São Paulo.
Luciana Maria – Luciana (2015 Cup)
1. One of the best penalty takers in the country.
2. In 2023 she turns 10 years defending the shirt of de , from Araraquara (SP).
de Souza Marinho – (1988 Cup)
1. She participated, in 1984, in the game in Belém (PA) that broke an unbeaten run of 139 matches for the powerful E. C. Radar team.
2. In 1988 she was elected to the China Experimental Tournament All Star Team.
3. The nickname was by her grandmother, who considered the girl very white, “like an onion”.
Bezerra Lima – Fia (1988 Cup)
1. Upon returning from the Experimental Tournament in China, in 1988, her mother hardly recognized her, as she had lost a lot of weight during the trip.
Ludmila da Silva – Ludmila (2019 Cup)
1. She started in athletics, training in the city of Guarulhos (SP).
2. In soccer, she became the first Brazilian to play for Atlético de Madrid, in Spain.
Torres de Almeida – (1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. At the age of 15 she ran away from home to play football.
2. For the Brazilian national team, she was South American champion twice (Maringá, 1991, and Uberlândia, 1995).
Márcia Honório da Silva – (1988 and 1991 Cups)
1. She defended the Brazilian national team from 1988 to 1991. She participated in the Experimental Tournament in China in 1988 (winning 3rd place) and in the first edition of the World Cup organized by FIFA.
2. She coaches the under-9 and under-10 teams at C. A. Juventus, in São Paulo, a club she defended in the 1980s as a player.
Marcia Matos – Russa (1988 Cup)
1. Participated in the Experimental Tournament in China in 1988, winning 3rd place.
Marcia (1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. For Bento Gonçalves, she participated in the first official game after the regulation of women's football by the National Sports Council in 1983.
2. From all the clubs she played for, she only received an allowance. Her first salary came from São Paulo F. C., the Paulistano 1997. That year she managed to buy her first car.
Margareth Maria – Meg (1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. Goalkeeper of two Brazilian teams, soccer and handball. She was South American champion for both.
2. She played until the age of 44 at C. R. Vasco da Gama, when she decided to stop because of severe pain in her hip.
3. Commentator at from 2008 to 2013.
Maria Aparecida de Souza Dias – Cidinha (1999 Cup)
1. São Paulo and Brazil Cup champion in 1997 by São Paulo F. C.
Maria Lúcia Alves Feitosa – Lucia Feitosa (1991 Cup)
1. First Brazilian to transfer to a European club, when she was hired in 1987 by A. C. F. Trani 80, from Italy.
2. She was called up for the 1991 Cup, but the Italian club did not release her. She never played for the Brazilian national team again.
Maria Lucia Lima – Fia Carioca (1991 Cup)
1. In her first trial at Bonita Stadium, she asked to play barefoot, but was not granted. Her game enchanted Castor de Andrade, and she started playing for Bangu A. C.
dos Santos – Michael Jackson (1988 and 1995 Cups)
1. In 2011, she held the position of General Coordinator of Women's Football at the Ministry of Sports.
2. She was the first player to have a personal exhibition organized by the Football Museum. Indeed, three virtual exhibitions on the Google Arts & Culture platform of the Football Museum.
Martins Silva – (1988 and 1991 Cups)
1. Acting for E. C. Radar, in 1986, she won the IV Mundialito of Women's Football Champion Clubs, held in the city of Tortora, Italy, with a 4-1 victory over F. C. Bayern Munich.
2. She was part of the selection of the best in the championship, even receiving a proposal of 35 thousand dollars to work in Italian football, which ended up not happening.
Marisa Pires Nogueira – Marisa (1988, 1991 and 1999 Cups)
1. First captain of the Brazilian National Team.
2. She is one of seven players who participated in the first edition of the World Cup (1991) and the Olympic Games (1996).
Marlisa Wahlbrink – Maravilha (1999 Cup)
1. In 2013 she started working on the preparation of goalkeepers. In 2019, she became the first goalkeeper coach in the history of the CBF, hired for the coaching staff of the Brazilian under-17 women's national team.
2. Her nickname is a reference to the city of Maravilha, in Santa Catarina, where she grew up, although she was born in Constantina, in Rio Grande do Sul.
Marta Vieira da Silva – Marta (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. Elected seven times the best player in the world by FIFA (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2018).
2. She is the top scorer in the sum of goals in World Cups until 2019 and the Olympic Games until 2020, with 30 goals.
Maurine Dorneles Gonçalves – Maurine (2011 and 2015 Cups)
1. She became known for her Olympic goals throughout her career. She scored one in the final of the Pan American Games in Toronto, in 2015, and another in the Brazil Cup, in 2009.
Michele Reis – Michele (2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. She was part of the group that won the first gold medal at the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, in 2003.
Milene Domingues – Milene (2003 Cup)
1. She ended her career as a soccer player in 2009, at C. F. Pozuelo, from Spain.
Hickmann Alves – Hickmann (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. She was part of the under-20 team that won 3rd place at the 2006 World Cup in the category.
Maciel Mota – (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. Only athlete to have participated in all editions of the Olympic Games, from 1996 to 2020.
2. Only athlete between men and women to have participated in seven World Cups (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019).
3. Elected the 12th best player in the world in 2004 by FIFA.
Miriam Soares – Miriam (1991 Cup)
1. Graduated in Architecture and Administration.
2. She was a left midfielder and became a goalkeeper.
Angélica de Paula – de Paula (2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. She also played professionally in basketball and volleyball.
2. Graduated in Physical Education, she now works as a teacher at two private schools and as a coach at Clube São Carlos (SP).
Poliana Barbosa Medeiros – Poliana (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. With the goal scored in the final of Libertadores da América in 2022, she became the only athlete to score in three different finals of the competition (2011, 2014 and 2022).
2. She is the player with the most Libertadores Cup titles in the history of women's football. There are five achievements in total: 2011, 2013, 2014, 2021 and 2022.
Priscila Faria de Oliveira – Pri (1999 and 2003 Cups)
1. She also played for the Brazilian indoor football team.
Raquel de Souza Noronha – Raquel Noronha (1999 Cup)
1. She used to go to skipped classes after recess to play for the S.C. team, on the Cristal field, with boys and girls at the same time. And she used to go home just as school ended.
2. Author of a beautiful goal against Australia at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. She was in midfield when she noticed the goalkeeper in advance and kicked.
Rosa Maria Gomes de Lima – Rosa (1991 Cup)
1. She started working at the age of 12, and at 18 she ran away from her father to play soccer in Rio de Janeiro.
2. Her first call-up was in 1988, for the Experimental World Cup in China. But she gave up because she would have to give up college and work.
3. She is a pharmacist.
Roseli de Belo – Roseli (1988, 1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. In 1988 she was elected to the China Experimental Tournament All Star Team.
2. Her first professional contract was in 1995, with the Japanese team Takarazuka Bunnys, where she stayed for one year.
Camargo Motta – Fanta (1988, 1991, 1995 and 1999 Cups)
1. Initially, she was called Fantasma or because she used to disappear when the coach was giving instructions to the team. The reduction to Fanta happened in 1988, in the selection, because she only drank that soda, grape or orange.
2. In 2003, she ended her career, coincidentally at her first club, Campo Grande A. C.
Rafaela Andrade de Moraes – Rafaela (2003 Cup)
1. The midfielder defended the Brazilian National Team in the 2003 World Cup, in the United States.
Rafaela de Miranda – Rafaela (2015 Cup)
1. The striker defended the “yellow one” in the 2015 World Cup in Canada.
Rafaelle Leone Carvalho Souza – Rafaelle (2015 Cup)
1. The defender defended the main team during the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 and 2021 Olympic Games.
Raquel Fernandes dos Santos – Raquel Fernandes (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. The was called up for the 2016 Olympic Games and the 2015 and 2019 World Cups.
Renata Aparecida da Costa – Koki (2003, 2007 and 2011 Cup)
1. She participated in three editions of the Olympic Games, three World Cups, three South Americans and three editions of the Pan American Games.
2. For Brazil's youth teams (under-17 and under-20), also three World Cups and three South Americans.
Renata Fernandes dos Santos Diniz – Renata Diniz (2003 Cup)
1. The defender defended the “yellow one” in the 2003 World Cup, in the United States.
Rosana dos Santos Augusto – Rosana (2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015 Cups)
1. She is the Brazilian player with the greatest diversity of titles.
2. With the Brazilian national team, she was South American champion, has an Olympic silver and gold medal at the Pan American Games, and was runner-up in the world.
3. For teams, she was champion of the Champions League, Libertadores of America, North American Professional League, Club World Cup, France Cup, Austrian Championship and Brazilian Championship.
4. She also has a gold medal from Universiade.
Rosangela dos Santos Rocha – Danda (1991 Cup)
1. Midfielder Danda was called up for the first Women's Football World Cup, in 1991, in China.
Aparecida Oliveira de Souza – Zizi (2011 Cup)
1. The defender defended the “yellow one” during the 2011 World Cup in Germany.
Sandra Cristina Paiva Duarte – Sandra (1988 Cup)
She stopped playing in 1989 because she didn’t see a future in football. In the same year she started working at a gas station.
Simone Gomes Jatobá – Simone Jatobá (2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. First coach to win a title with the Brazilian national team, in this case the under-17 Women’s South American Championship, in 2022. She has been in charge since 2019.
2. As a player, she won a gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games and a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Simone Carneiro – Simone (1988 Cup)
1. Served as a reserve goalkeeper in the China Experimental Tournament in 1988.
2. Her only game was in the 3rd place decision, where he held the 0x0 in normal time against China, the home team. And she gave her contribution in the penalty shootout, 4x2 and 3rd place for Brazil.
Lima do Amor – Sissi (1988, 1995 and 1999 Cups)
1. She scored his first goal for the Brazilian national team at the age of 17, in the 1988 Experimental Tournament against the Thai national team.
2. First South American to join FIFA Legend, in 2016.
3. She received the nickname of Empress from the narrator Luciano do Valle.
4. Elected the 6th best player in the world in 2001 by FIFA.
Solange Bastos – (1991 and 1995 Cups)
1. She received the nickname from the player Russa, colleague of the Brazilian national team, because of a character in the soap opera Pão , , from 1983, played by actor Arnaud Rodrigues.
2. Coach of the female youth categories of E. C. Bahia.
Suzana Cavalheiro (1988 Cup)
1. She won the first São Paulo Women’s Football Championship, in 1987, with C. A. Juventus.
2. She has been working at the Center for Sports Practices at the de [University of] São Paulo (CEPEUSP) for over 30 years.
Suzy Bittencourt de Oliveira – Suzy (1988 and 1995 Cups)
1. Graduated in Physiotherapy and Physical Education, after hanging up her boots, she started working with the rehabilitation of injured people.
Suzana Ferreira da Silva – Suzana Ferreira (1999 Cup)
1. The midfielder defended the “yellow shirt” during the 1999 World Cup and the 2000 Olympic Games.
Cássia Dias de Britto – (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. Since 2019 defending the Corinthians white shirt, has affectionately earned the nickname “ da Fiel [Fiel’s Mother]” and has accumulated more than one hundred games as a starter.
Tânia Maria Pereira Ribeiro – Tânia Maranhão (1995, 1999, 2003 and 2007 Cups)
1. Known for her home state, Tânia Maranhão defended the yellow shirt on four occasions: 1995, 1999, 2003 and 2007.
Tayla Carolina Pereira dos Santos – Tayla (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. The defender defended the Brazilian national team in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups.
Thaís Duarte Guedes – (2011 Cup)
1. Striker defended the Brazilian national team in the 2011 World Cup and in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Thaís Helena da Silva – Thaís Helena (2007 Cup)
1. The goalkeeper represented the “yellow shirt” during the 2007 World Cup in China.
Thais Ribeiro – Thaís (2011 Cup)
1. At the age of 39, the former goalkeeper took over the coordination of the Women's Football Department of the São Paulo Football Federation.
Thaisa de Moraes Rosa Moreno – Thaisa (2015 and 2019 Cups)
1. The midfielder defended the Brazilian national team in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups.
Valéria Aparecida Bonifácio – Valéria (1995 and 1999 Cups)
1. She owns a soccer school for children in (SP).
Laurentino Lira da Costa – Lica (1988 Cup)
1. She was the first official goalkeeper to make her national team debut during the 1988 China Trial Tournament.
Yara Silva – Yara (1995 Cup)
1. The midfielder defended the Brazilian national team during the second edition of the World Cup, held in Sweden in 1995.