Brazilian football professional who is known for her work with the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also known for playing on the Brazil national team as a forward.
She first got discovered at age 14 after playing for the CSA youth team. Her professional career began in 2000 when she began at Vasco da Gama.
With 15 goals, she holds the record for most goals scored at FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments, surpassing Birgit Prinz's previous record. She is also the winner of two Olympic medals in 2004 and 2008.
She was born and raised in Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil to her parents Aldário and Tereza. She has three siblings, José, Valdir, and Angela.