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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 July 22, 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 9 Steady (March 24, 2017)[1]
Highest 2 (March 2009)
Lowest 10 (August 2016)
First international
 United States 2–1 Brazil 
(Jesolo, Italy; July 22, 1986)
Biggest win
 Brazil 15–0 Bolivia 
(Uberlândia, Brazil; January 18, 1995)
 Brazil 15–0 Peru 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; March 2, 1998)
Biggest defeat
 United States 6–0 Brazil 
(Denver, United States; September 26, 1999)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (first in 1991)
Best result Runner-up (2007)
Copa América
Appearances 7 (first in 1991)
Best result Winners (1991, 1995, 1998, 2003, 2010, 2014)
CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2000)
Best result Runner-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 20 players has been called up for the friendly matches against Spain and Iceland on 10 and 13 June 2017.

Head coach: Emily Lima

Caps and goals are current as of April 9, 2017 after match against Bolivia.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Bárbara (1988-07-04) July 4, 1988 (age 28) 51 0   Kindermann
1GK Dani Neuhaus (1993-03-21) March 21, 1993 (age 24) 0 0   Santos FC

2DF Fabiana (1989-08-04) August 4, 1989 (age 27) 82 7   Corinthians
2DF Rafaelle (1991-06-18) June 18, 1991 (age 25) 37 2   Changchun Zhuoyue
2DF Tamires (1987-10-10) October 10, 1987 (age 29) 67 4   Fortuna Hjørring
2DF Andreia Rosa (1984-07-08) July 8, 1984 (age 32) 22 0   Avaldsnes
2DF Monica (1987-04-21) April 21, 1987 (age 30) 34 5   Orlando Pride
2DF Letícia Santos (1994-12-02) December 2, 1994 (age 22) 1 0   SC Sand
2DF Jucinara (1993-08-03) August 3, 1993 (age 23) 1 0   Corinthians

3MF Andress de Silva (1992-11-10) November 10, 1992 (age 24) 44 11   FC Barcelona
3MF Andressa Machry (1995-05-01) May 1, 1995 (age 22) 21 7   Houston Dash
3MF Thaisa (1988-12-17) December 17, 1988 (age 28) 59 4   Grindavík FC
3MF Francielle (1989-10-18) October 18, 1989 (age 27) 53 3   Avaldsnes
3MF Maurine (1986-01-14) January 14, 1986 (age 31) 64 8   Santos
3MF Gabi Zanotti (1985-02-28) February 28, 1985 (age 32) 39 5   Jiangsu Suning
3MF Camila (1994-10-10) October 10, 1994 (age 22) 6 0   Orlando Pride

4FW Marta (c) (1986-02-19) February 19, 1986 (age 31) 116 107   Orlando Pride
4FW Debinha (1991-10-20) October 20, 1991 (age 25) 54 21   North Carolina Courage
4FW Darlene (1990-01-11) January 11, 1990 (age 27) 26 5   Rio Preto
4FW Thaisinha (1993-01-20) January 20, 1993 (age 24) 42 4   Hyundai Red Angels

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 Thaís Picarte (1982-07-22) July 22, 1982 (age 34) 24 0   Sporting Huelva v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017

DF Bruna Benites (1985-10-16) October 16, 1985 (age 31) 50 5   Houston Dash v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017

MF Brena (1996-10-28) October 28, 1996 (age 20) 0 0   Santos v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017
MF Rosana (1982-07-07) July 7, 1982 (age 34) 112 17   North Carolina Courage v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017

FW Beatriz (1993-12-17) December 17, 1993 (age 23) 43 13   Hyundai Red Angels v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017
FW Cristiane (1985-05-15) May 15, 1985 (age 32) 128 86   PSG v.   Bolivia; April 9, 2017
FW Gabi Nunes (1997-03-10) March 10, 1997 (age 20) 4 0   Corinthians v.   Bolivia; April 9, 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 107 116 0,92 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 54 0,39 2011–
8 Daniela Alves 18 57 0,32 1999–2008
9 Rosana 17 112 0,15 2000–
10 Andressa Alves 15 66 0,23 2012–

10 most capped playersEdit

Rank Player Caps Goals Years
1 Formiga 159 25 1995–2016
2 Cristiane 128 86 2003–
3 Marta 116 107 2003–
4 Rosana 112 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 Pretinha 67 41 1991–2014
10 Tamires 67 4 2013-

All time resultsEdit

As of June 24, 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 July 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Feminina (Brazilian National Womens´ Team) 1986–1995". RSSSF. September 20, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs CHN" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved August 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs SWE" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved August 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Match Report: RSA vs BRA" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved August 9, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs AUS" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved August 12, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Match Report: BRA vs SWE" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. Retrieved August 16, 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