Andréia Rosa de Andrade

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Andréia Rosa
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Playing for Brazil in 2013
Personal information
Full nameAndréia Rosa de Andrade
Date of birth (1984-07-08) 8 July 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth São Lourenço do Turvo,
São Paulo, Brazil
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Avaldsnes
Number 5
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2001–2012 Ferroviária
2007Saad (loan)
2012–2013 Centro Olímpico
2013– Avaldsnes 72 (8)
National team
2006– Brazil 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 19:47, 13 August 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:49, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Andréia Rosa de Andrade (born July 8, 1984), known as Andréia Rosa, [note 1] is a Brazilian football defender who plays for the Brazilian women's national team and the Norwegian Toppserien club Avaldsnes.

Football in Brazil

Association football is the most popular sport in Brazil and a prominent part of its national identity. The Brazil national football team has won the FIFA World Cup tournament five times, the most of any team, in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil and Germany are the only teams to succeed in qualifying for all the World Cups for which they entered the qualifiers; Brazil is the only team to participate in every World Cup competition ever held. It is among the favorites to win the trophy every time the competition is scheduled. After Brazil won its third World Cup in 1970, they were awarded the Jules Rimet Trophy permanently. But 365 days before World Cup 2014 began, Brazil's FIFA World Rank dropped to 22nd, an all-time-low position. Brazil has also won an Olympic Gold Medal, at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

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Club career

At the time of her call-up for the 2008 Olympics, Andréia Rosa had played in 181 games for Ferroviária. In those matches she had scored 42 goals from her centre-back position and been sent off only once. In 2007, she was loaned to Saad for the inaugural Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino, which Ferroviária did not enter. [1]

Associação Ferroviária de Esportes Futebol Feminino, commonly known as Ferroviária or Ferroviária/Fundesport, is a professional women's association football club based in Araraquara, São Paulo state, Brazil. Founded in 2001, they have won the Campeonato Paulista on four occasions. In 2014 they secured a double of the Campeonato Brasileiro and the Copa do Brasil. The club is a three-way collaboration between the Ferroviária men's football club, the local authority's sports and leisure department and the charitable arm of the Caixa bank.

Loan (sports) sports player being allowed to temporarily play for a club other the one they are contracted to

In sports, a loan involves a particular player being able to temporarily play for a club other than the one he is currently contracted to. Loan deals may last from a few weeks to all season-long and can persist for multiple seasons.

Saad Esporte Clube

Saad Esporte Clube – since 2009 commonly MS/Saad – is a Brazilian association football club founded 1961 in São Caetano do Sul on the outskirts of São Paulo. In the latter part of the first decade of the 21st century, the club established an autonomous department in Campo Grande, the capital of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, as the main focus of its notable activities. In between, the club also represented the city of Águas de Lindóia in the São Paulo state hinterland.

In summer 2013 Andréia Rosa joined ambitious Norwegian club Avaldsnes, where she joined compatriots Rosana and Debinha. [2]

Avaldsnes IL

Avaldsnes Idrettslag is a Norwegian sports club from Avaldsnes, Karmøy, Rogaland. It was founded on 16 June 1937. The club has sections for football and handball.

Rosana dos Santos Augusto Brazilian association football player

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Debinha Brazilian association football player

Débora Cristiane de Oliveira, known as Debinha, is a Brazilian football forward who plays for the North Carolina Courage in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil women's national football team.

International career

In November 2006 Andréia Rosa made her international debut in Brazil's 6–1 South American Women's Football Championship win over Bolivia at Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata. [3] In July 2008 she was involved in a "violent collision" with Abby Wambach during the first half of a friendly match in San Diego. Wambach suffered a broken tibia and fibula, requiring a titanium rod to be inserted into her left leg. [4]

The Brazil women's national football team played their first game on 22 July 1986 against the United States, losing 2–1.

The 2006 South American Women's Football Championship was the fifth staging of the South American Women's Football Championship and determined the CONMEBOL's qualifiers for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2008 Olympic Games football tournament. The tournament was held between November 10 and November 26 in the Argentine city of Mar del Plata.

The Bolivia women's national football team represents Bolivia in international women's football and is controlled by the Federación Boliviana de Fútbol. Bolivia has never qualified for a World Cup and has been always eliminated in the Group Stage in the Sudamericano Femenino. Also, Bolivia's matches are always Sudamericano Femenino or Bolivarian Games, it has never played a friendly and has a lack of wins.

Andréia Rosa was included in Brazil's 18-player squad for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and started the team's first match; a 0–0 draw with Germany at Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium. Although she took no further part in the competition, she won a silver medal when Brazil lost the final 1–0 after extra time to the United States. [5]

The women's association football tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held in Beijing and four other cities in China from 6 August to 21 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to send their full women's national teams.

Football at the Summer Olympics

Association football has been included in every Summer Olympic Games as a men's competition sport, except 1896 and 1932. Women's football was added to the official program in 1996.

Germany womens national football team womens national association football team representing Germany

The Germany women's national football team is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).

She narrowly missed selection for the Brazilian FIFA Women's World Cup squad in both 2007 and 2011. [6]

FIFA Womens World Cup international association football competition

The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China.

2007 FIFA Womens World Cup 2007 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, the fifth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was an international association football competition for women held in China from 10 to 30 September 2007. Originally, China was to host the 2003 edition, but the outbreak of SARS in that country forced that event to be moved to the United States. FIFA immediately granted the 2007 event to China, which meant that no new host nation was chosen competitively until the voting was held for the 2011 Women's World Cup.

2011 FIFA Womens World Cup 2011 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup competition, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It was held from 26 June to 17 July 2011 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in October 2007. Japan won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 draw after extra time and became the first Asian team to win a senior FIFA World Cup.

Personal life

She was born in São Pedro do Turvo, São Paulo, Brazil. [7] Andréia Rosa is a qualified physical education teacher and an Evangelical Christian. [8]

Notes

  1. The "Rosa" distinguishes her from her Brazilian international teammate Andréia Suntaque, who is typically known simply as Andréia.

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