Brazil is known for several things, but football and beautiful women are at the top of the list. Both put Brazil on the map in that sense. We could walk on a beach in Brazil and fall in love every ten seconds. Or you can be in a perfect goal through a ball or free kick scored by one of these Brazilian soccer players below.
10. Monica Hickmann Alves
One of the best Brazilian defenders is Monica Hickmann Alves. She has more than 40 games with Brazilian teams since 2014 and currently plays for the Madrid CFF. For anyone in the United States, you should recognize her for the two seasons she played with Orlando Pride. Hickmann Alves was third in the Brazilian National Team in the Women’s Under-20 World Cup.
9. Ludmila Da Silva
Ludmila da Silva is one of the youngest Brazilian players at the moment, as she is currently only 25 years old and plays for the Brazilian team. She is a striker and has scored more than 20 goals for her club, Atletico Madrid. She played 13 games for the Brazilian team, scoring just one goal. A highlight of her career is the game against Manchester City in the round of 16 of the Women’s Champions League, where she scored a goal and an assist.
8. Maurine Dorneles Gonçalves
Maurine Dorneles Gonçalves started his football career at a very young age, as he played for Grêmio at the age of 15. He played as a defender and defensive midfielder. He is currently at Santos, and was in the 2007-2017 Brazilian team. Dorneles Gonçalves abandoned international football because of wages and conditions, but also because of Emily Lima’s resignation. She scored eight international goals and advanced to three round of 16 at the World Cup.
With more than 30 years, Thaisa had a busy career in football. She played for teams like Milan, Sky Blue FC and Tyresö FF. She currently plays for Real Madrid and the Brazilian team since 2013. She has made over 80 matches for the national team, scoring five goals. She also won the Best Female Goal award in 2019.
6. Kathleen Sousa
Kathellen is a Brazilian football defender who plays for Bordeaux. She has been there since 2018 and is her first club after making her way to college in the United States. Kathellen played for Louisville and UCF before turning pro. She played seven games for the Brazilian team. At the 2019 World Cup, she was the youngest Brazilian player to enter the round of 16.
5. Fabiana da Silva Simões
Another defender on the list is Fabiana da Silva Simões, who has played professionally since she was 15 years old. She was drafted by the Boston Breakers and played in the WPSL after an ACL injury. da Silva Simões has played all over the world, since he was playing in Sweden and Russia. She is one of the fastest in the team as a defender, who can push up on the field. She has eight goals in 89 games for the Brazilian team.
Jucinara is a left-back who was just recently called up by the Brazilian National Team in 2017. Before that, she had played with the U20 and U17 teams. She currently plays for Levante but has played for Spanish teams like Atletico Madrid and Valencia. She had 50 appearances between the two Spanish sides. Jucinara is not known to be a goal scorer but has been a big part of Brazil’s defense.
3. Milene Domingues
There was a Brazilian power couple for a few years, as Milene Domingues was married to Ronaldo. Domingues played from 1997 to 2009 for several clubs and for the Brazilian team during the period 2003-2006. She scored nine goals in 20 games for the National Team. Domingues started at SC Corinthians, a famous club in Brazil. She scored 60 goals in 118 matches. AD Torreijon CF was his next longest pass, where he scored 22 goals in 70 games.
2. Érika Dos Santos
Érika is one of the best Brazilian players in the world today, as she works in all areas, but is used mainly as a defensive midfielder. She has played around the world and has been on the Brazilian Football Team since 2006. She has 65 games and 13 goals. His most notable club was Paris Saint-Germain, where he played 45 matches and scored nine goals. Érika would then come into play with Corinthians.