|Full name||Carolina Ana Trindade Coruche Mendes|
|Date of birth||27 November 1987|
|Place of birth||Estremoz, Portugal|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Electrico Futebol Club|
|2009–2011||1º de Dezembro|
|2012–2013||Llanos de Olivenza||29||(4)|
|2013–2014||Riviera di Romagna||21||(7)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:26, 24 December 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 November 2019 (UTC)
She first played for UD Ponte Frielas and SU 1º de Dezembro of the National Football Championship. She subsequently moved to Spain, where she player for UE L'Estartit and SPC Llanos de Olivenza in Spain's Primera División.
Mendes made her debut for the senior Portugal national team in March 2007, as a substitute in a 1–1 draw with Ireland at the 2007 Algarve Cup. She was named by coach Francisco Neto in the Portugal squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2017 in the Netherlands.
In Portugal's 2–1 win over Scotland, Mendes scored the national team's first ever goal at a major international tournament finals. She scored again in the final group match against England, but Portugal lost 2–1 and were eliminated.
- S.U. 1º de Dezembro
- WFC Rossiyanka
- Russian Women's Football Championship: Winner 2016
- Profile in Ceroacero.es
- Carolina Mendes and Raquel Infante will play in Spain Record
- SP Los Llanos de Olivenza will play next year with new signings. Hoy Olivenza
- Profile in Soccerway
- "Carolina Mendes partilha "imortalidade" com toda a selecção feminina" (in Portuguese). Rádio Renascença. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
- "England progress to quarter-final with France after seeing off Portugal in final Euro 2017 group game". The Independent. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
- Carolina Mendes at Soccerway
- Player's profile at Portuguese Federation of Football (in Portuguese)
- Profile at the LTA Agency