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Brazil women's national football team

The Brazil women's national football team represents Brazil in international women's association football. Brazil played their first game on 22 July 1986 against the United States, the Americans won the game 2–1.[2]

Brazil
Nickname(s) A Seleção (The Selection)
As Canarinhas (The Female Canaries)
Auriverde (Gold-and-Green)
Verde-Amarela (Green-and-Yellow)
Association Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Emily Lima
Captain Marta
Most caps Formiga (146)
Top scorer Marta (105)
FIFA code BRA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 8 Increase 1 (23 June 2017)[1]
Highest 2 (March 2009)
Lowest 10 (August 2016)
First international
 United States 2–1 Brazil 
(Jesolo, Italy; 22 July 1986)
Biggest win
 Brazil 15–0 Bolivia 
(Uberlândia, Brazil; 18 January 1995)
 Brazil 15–0 Peru 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
Biggest defeat
 United States 6–0 Brazil 
(Denver, United States; 26 September 1999)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (first in 1991)
Best result Runner-up (2007)
Copa América
Appearances 7 (first in 1991)
Best result Champions (1991, 1995, 1998, 2003, 2010, 2014)
CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2000)
Best result Runners-up (2000)

The team finished the 1999 World Cup in the third place and the 2007 in second, losing to Germany in the final, 2–0. In 1998 and 1999, the team was the runner-up of the Women's U.S. Cup.

Brazil won the silver medal twice in the Olympic Games, in 2004 and 2008, after getting fourth place in the two previous editions.

Brazil is the most successful women's national team in South America, having won the first four installments of the Copa América. Since 1999 they have been contenders for the World title.

Contents

StatisticsEdit

World CupEdit

Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  1991 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 1 7
  1995 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 3 8
  1999 Third Place 3rd 6 3 2 1 16 9
  2003 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 9 4
  2007 Runners-up 2nd 6 5 0 1 17 4
  2011 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 1 0 9 2
  2015 Round of 16 9th 4 3 0 1 4 1
  2019 To Be Determined
Total 7/8 30 18 4 8 59 35

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  1996 Fourth Place 4th 5 1 2 2 7 8
  2000 Fourth Place 4th 5 2 0 3 5 6
  2004 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 15 4
  2008 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 11 5
  2012 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 0 2 6 3
  2016 Fourth Place 4th 6 2 3 1 9 3
  2020 To Be Determined
Total 6/7 32 15 6 11 53 29

Pan American GamesEdit

Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  1999 Did not compete
  2003 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 14 2
  2007 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 33 0
  2011 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 2 0 6 2
  2015 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 20 3
  2019 To Be Determined
Total 4/6 20 18 2 0 73 7

Copa América FemininaEdit

Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  1991 Champions 1st 2 2 0 0 12 1
  1995 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 44 1
  1998 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 66 3
  2003 Champions 1st 3 3 0 0 18 2
  2006 Runners-up 2nd 7 6 0 1 30 4
  2010 Champions 1st 7 7 0 0 25 2
  2014 Champions 1st 7 5 1 1 22 3
  2018 To Be Determined
Total 7/8 37 34 1 2 217 16

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players have been named to the squad for the 2017 Tournament of Nations.[3]

Head coach: Emily Lima

Caps and goals are current as of 13 June 2017 after match against Iceland.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Bárbara (1988-07-04) 4 July 1988 (age 29) 54 0   Kindermann
1GK Dani Neuhaus (1993-03-21) 21 March 1993 (age 24) 0 0   Santos FC

2DF Andreia Rosa (1984-07-08) 8 July 1984 (age 33) 23 0   Avaldsnes
2DF Bruna Benites (1985-10-16) 16 October 1985 (age 31) 50 5   Houston Dash
2DF Monica (1987-04-21) 21 April 1987 (age 30) 36 5   Orlando Pride
2DF Jucinara (1993-08-03) 3 August 1993 (age 23) 3 0   Corinthians
2DF Letícia (1994-12-02) 2 December 1994 (age 22) 4 0   SC Sand
2DF Maurine (1986-01-14) 14 January 1986 (age 31) 66 8   Santos
2DF Tamires (1987-10-10) 10 October 1987 (age 29) 70 4   Fortuna Hjørring

3MF Andressinha (1995-05-01) 1 May 1995 (age 22) 47 5   Houston Dash
3MF Fran (1989-10-18) 18 October 1989 (age 27) 56 3   Avaldsnes
3MF Djenifer (1995-06-25) 25 June 1995 (age 22) 3 0   Iranduba
3MF Maria (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 24) 9 0   Santos
3MF Gabi Nunes (1997-03-10) 10 March 1997 (age 20) 7 0   Corinthians
3MF Camila (1994-10-10) 10 October 1994 (age 22) 8 0   Orlando Pride
3MF Debinha (1991-10-20) 20 October 1991 (age 25) 56 21   North Carolina Courage

4FW Bia Zaneratto (1993-12-17) 17 December 1993 (age 23) 45 13   Hyundai Red Angels
4FW Chú (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 (age 27) 11 0   São José
4FW Ludmila (1994-12-01) 1 December 1994 (age 22) 1 1   São José
4FW Marta (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 31) 118 108   Orlando Pride

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players were named to a squad in the last twelve months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Viviane (1989-09-15) 15 September 1989 (age 27) 0 0   Audax Osasco v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
GK Thaís Picarte (1982-07-22) 22 July 1982 (age 35) 24 0   Santos v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017
GK Letícia (1994-08-13) 13 August 1994 (age 22) 1 0   Corinthians v.   Italy; 18 December 2016

DF Antonia Silva (1994-04-26) 26 April 1994 (age 23) 0 0   Ponte Preta v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
DF Rosana (1982-07-07) 7 July 1982 (age 35) 114 17   North Carolina Courage v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
DF Fabiana (1989-08-04) 4 August 1989 (age 27) 82 7   Corinthians v.   Iceland; 13 June 2017
DF Rafaelle (1991-06-18) 18 June 1991 (age 26) 39 3   Changchun Zhuoyue v.   Iceland; 13 June 2017

MF Luana (1993-05-02) 2 May 1993 (age 24) 6 0   Avaldsnes v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
MF Monique Peçanha (1986-08-12) 12 August 1986 (age 30) 1 0   Corinthians v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
MF Rita (1990-06-08) 8 June 1990 (age 27) 1 0   São José v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
MF Andressa Alves (1992-11-10) 10 November 1992 (age 24) 66 15   FC Barcelona v.   Spain; 10 June 2017
MF Brena (1996-10-28) 28 October 1996 (age 20) 0 0   Santos v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017
MF Gabi Zanotti (1985-02-28) 28 February 1985 (age 32) 39 5   Jiangsu Suning v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017
MF Thaisa (1988-12-17) 17 December 1988 (age 28) 59 4   Grindavík v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017

FW Kamilla (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 22) 1 0   Iranduba v.   Germany; 4 July 2017
FW Darlene (1990-01-11) 11 January 1990 (age 27) 28 6   Rio Preto v.   Iceland; 13 June 2017
FW Cristiane (1985-05-15) 15 May 1985 (age 32) 128 86   PSG v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017
FW Thaisinha (1993-01-20) 20 January 1993 (age 24) 42 4   Hyundai Red Angels v.   Bolivia; 9 April 2017

Schedule and resultsEdit

2016Edit

2017Edit

Competitive recordEdit

Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  2000 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 22 3
Total 1/9 5 3 1 1 22 3
Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  2009 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 14 5
  2010 Runners-up 2nd 4 2 2 0 8 4
  2011 Champions 1st 4 3 0 1 11 3
  2012 Champions 1st 4 2 1 1 9 5
  2013 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 10 1
  2014 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 11 3
  2015 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 22 2
  2016 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 18 4
Total 7/7 32 25 5 2 103 27
Year Result Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  2015 Seventh-place match 7th 4 2 1 1 7 4
  2016 Runners-up 2nd 4 3 0 1 8 3
Total 2/2 8 5 1 2 15 7

Head coachesEdit

Name Period
René Simões 2004
Luiz Antônio 2004–2006
Jorge Barcellos 2006–2008
Kleiton Lima 2008–2011
Jorge Barcellos 2011–2012
Márcio Oliveira 2012–2014
Vadão 2014–2016
Emily Lima 2016

Player recordsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Rank Player Goals Caps Goals per game Years
1 Marta 108 118 0,91 2003–
2 Cristiane 86 128 0,67 2003–
3 Pretinha 41 67 0,62 1991–2014
4 Roseli 35 45 0,78 1988–2004
5 Sissi 30 47 0,64 1988–2000
6 Kátia Cilene 25 47 0,54 1995–2007
Formiga 25 159 0,16 1995–2016
7 Debinha 21 56 0,37 2011–
8 Daniela Alves 18 57 0,32 1999–2008
9 Rosana 17 113 0,15 2000–
10 Andressa Alves 15 66 0,22 2012–

10 most capped playersEdit

Rank Player Caps Goals Years
1 Formiga 159 25 1995–2016
2 Cristiane 128 86 2003–
3 Marta 118 108 2003–
4 Rosana 113 17 2000–
5 Andréia Suntaque 96 0 1999–2015
6 Fabiana 82 7 2006–
7 Tânia Maranhão 81 0 1995–2011
8 Renata Costa 78 8 2003–2012
9 Maycon 77 5 1998–2011
10 Tamires 69 4 2013-

All time resultsEdit

As of 24 June 2016; Counted for the FIFA A-level matches only.
Nations First Played P W D L GF GA GD Confederation
  Argentina 1995 12 9 1 2 40 9 +31 CONMEBOL
  Australia 1988 13 8 0 5 20 13 +7 AFC
  Bolivia 1995 3 3 0 0 27 1 +26 CONMEBOL
  Cameroon 2012 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 CAF
  Canada 1996 18 8 6 4 32 18 +14 CONCACAF
  Chile 1991 10 10 0 0 41 4 +37 CONMEBOL
  China PR 1986 10 5 4 1 20 7 +13 AFC
  Colombia 1998 8 7 1 0 39 4 +35 CONMEBOL
  Costa Rica 2000 4 4 0 0 14 1 +13 CONCACAF
  Denmark 2007 5 3 1 1 7 5 +2 UEFA
  Ecuador 1995 5 5 0 0 45 2 +43 CONMEBOL
  England 2012 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 UEFA
  Equatorial Guinea 2011 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 CAF
  Finland 1999 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 UEFA
  France 2003 6 0 4 2 5 8 −3 UEFA
  Germany 1995 11 1 4 6 12 25 −13 UEFA
  Ghana 2008 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 CAF
  Greece 2004 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 UEFA
  Haiti 2003 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 CONCACAF
  Italy 1999 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7 UEFA
  Jamaica 2007 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 CONCACAF
  Japan 1991 8 3 1 4 8 11 −3 AFC
  Mexico 1998 11 10 0 1 48 7 +41 CONCACAF
  Netherlands 1988 4 3 1 0 7 4 +3 UEFA
  New Zealand 2007 8 4 3 2 14 4 +10 OFC
  Nigeria 1999 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 AFC
  North Korea 2008 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 AFC
  Norway 1988 8 4 2 2 14 9 +5 UEFA
  Paraguay 2006 4 4 0 0 17 2 +15 CONMEBOL
  Peru 1998 3 3 0 0 20 0 +20 CONMEBOL
  Portugal 2012 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 UEFA
  Russia 1996 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 UEFA
  Scotland 1996 4 4 0 0 21 2 +19 UEFA
  South Korea 1999 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 AFC
  Spain 2015 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 UEFA
  Sweden 1991 9 5 1 3 14 9 +5 UEFA
   Switzerland 2015 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 UEFA
  Thailand 1988 1 1 0 0 9 0 +9 CAF
  Trinidad and Tobago 2000 2 2 0 0 22 0 +22 CONCACAF
  Ukraine 1996 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 UEFA
  Uruguay 2006 3 2 1 0 14 0 +14 CONMEBOL
  United States 1986 34 3 5 26 23 75 −52 CONCACAF
  Venezuela 1991 6 6 0 0 37 0 +37 CONMEBOL

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil: FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Feminina (Brazilian National Womens´ Team) 1986–1995". RSSSF. 20 September 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  3. ^ http://selecao.cbf.com.br/noticias/selecao-feminina/emily-lima-convoca-para-torneio-das-nacoes#.WWjP7NOGP-Z
  4. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs CHN" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs SWE" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Match Report: RSA vs BRA" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs AUS" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs SWE" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Inaugural Champions
South American Champions
1991 (First title)
1995 (Second title)
1998 (Third title)
2003 (Fourth title)
Succeeded by
2006 Argentina  
Preceded by
2006 Argentina  
South American Champions
2010 (Fifth title)
2014 (Sixth title)
Succeeded by
Incumbents