Tamires Cássia Dias Gomes
Tamires Cássia Dias Gomes (born 10 October 1987), commonly known as Tamires, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Danish Elitedivisionen club Fortuna Hjørring and the Brazilian national team. She participated at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Tamires at the 2016 Olympics
|Full name||Tamires Cássia Dias Gomes|
|Date of birth||10 October 1987|
|Place of birth||Caeté, Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Height||161 cm (5 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Defender / Midfielder|
|2008||Charlotte Lady Eagles||10||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:45, 23 June 2015 (UTC)
In 2008 Tamires made 10 appearances in the American W-League for Charlotte Lady Eagles, where she was nicknamed "Tam-tam". She joined Centro Olímpico in 2013, after playing for other Brazilian teams including Santos. In summer 2015 she agreed a move to Danish club Fortuna Hjørring.
Tamires played for the São Paulo select team which represented Brazil at the 2006 Peace Queen Cup. She made her senior debut in September 2013, against New Zealand at the 2013 Valais Women's Cup. In Brazil's next match she scored her first national team goal in a 4–0 win over Mexico.
At the 2014 Copa América Femenina, Tamires scored the fifth goal in Brazil's 6–0 rout of Argentina. In February 2015 she was included in an 18-month residency programme intended to prepare the national team for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada and the 2016 Rio Olympics. At the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, Brazil lost 1–0 in the second round to Australia. Tamires remained in Canada as part of the victorious Brazilian selection at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
In July 2015 Tamires was the victim of a robbery while leaving her mother's house in Santo André and her Pan American Games gold medal was stolen. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) presented her with a replica.
|goal 1||2013-09-25||Savièse, Switzerland||Mexico||1.1||
|Valais Cup 2013|
|goal 2||2014-04-09||Brisbane, Australia||Australia||1.1||
|goal 3||2014-09-26||Sangolquí, Ecuador||Argentina||1.1||
|Copa América 2014|
|goal 4||2016-12-7||Manaus, Brazil||Costa Rica||1.1||
|Torneio Internacional 2016|
Tamires' husband is a lower division male footballer named Cesinha. Their son Bernardo was born in 2011.
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- Fattori, Anderson (26 December 2014). "Tamires dribla saudade e brilha com a Seleção" (in Portuguese). Diário do Grande ABC. Retrieved 10 June 2015.