Player Details

Height

5' 4"

Date of Birth

2.19.1986 (36)

Birthplace

Dois Riachos, Brazil

Position

Midfielder
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

How Acquired: Signed via Discovery on April 7, 2017 

Club Highlights:

  • Currently sits as the all-time goals (27) and appearance (84) leader in Pride history
  • Names Sept. 2017 Player of the Month after scoring twice and creating 13 chances in the month
  • A six-time NWSL Team of the Month and four-time Goal of the Week honoree
  • Was named to the NWSL Best XI in 2017
  • Won seven Swedish Damallsvenskan championships across time with Umea, Tyreso and Rosengard
  • Led the Damallsvenskan in scoring in 2004, 2005 and 2008

International Highlights:

  • Sits as the all-time goals leader in World Cup history, men’s or women’s, with 17 to her name
  • Became the first player to score at five World Cup tournaments with a goal against Australia on June 13, 2019
  • Has won FIFA Women’s Player of the Year a total of six times
  • Named to FIFPro World XI four times (2016, 2017, 2019, 2021)
  • The 2007 World Cup Golden Boot & Golden Ball winner
  • No. 7 on Sports Illustrated’s Top 20 Female Athletes of the Decade (2000–2009)