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Birthday
19, 1986
Birthplace
Dois Riachos, Brazil
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Dois Riachos, Brazil

About

Forward who joined Brazil's national team in 2002 and became the all-time leading scorer in Women's World Cup history. She was named the FIFA World Player of the Year five straight years from 2006 to 2010. In 2017, she became a Swedish citizen. 

Before Fame

She played youth soccer at Centro Sportivo Alagoano in 1999.

Trivia

In 2009, Sports Illustrated named her the seventh-greatest women's athlete of the 2000s.

Family Life

Her parents are named Aldario and Tereza.

Associated With

She surpassed Birgit Prinz as the all-time leading scorer at the Women's World Cup when she scored her 15th goal in 2015.