|Nickname(s)||Seleção (The National Squad)|
As Canarinhas (The Female Canaries)
|Association||Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF)|
|Confederation||CONMEBOL (South America)|
|Head coach||Pia Sundhage|
|Most caps||Formiga (194)|
|Top scorer||Marta (107)|
|Current|| 11 |
|Highest||2 (March 2009)|
|Lowest||11 (September 2019)|
(Jesolo, Italy; 22 July 1986)
(Uberlândia, Brazil; 18 January 1995)
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; 2 March 1998)
(Denver, United States; 26 September 1999)
|Appearances||8 (first in 1991 )|
|Best result||Runner-up (2007)|
|Appearances||7 (first in 1991 )|
|Best result||Champions (1991, 1995, 1998, 2003, 2010, 2014, 2018)|
|CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2000 )|
|Best result||Runners-up (2000)|
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Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.
Women's association football, usually known as women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.
The Brazilian Football Confederation is the governing body of football in Brazil. Its was founded in 1914 as Federação Brasileira de Sports), and renamed to Confederação Brasileira de Desportos in 1916. The football confederation, as known today, forked in September 1979 by the dismemberment of other sports associations. Between 1914 and 1979 it was the governing body, or at least the international reference, for other olympic sports, such as tennis, athletics, Swimming, Waterpolo, Handball.
Brazil played their first game on 22 July 1986 against the United States, losing 2–1.
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|Round of 16||9th||4||3||0||1||4||1|
|Round of 16||4||2||0||2||7||5|
|FIFA Women's World Cup history|
|Group stage||17 November||W 1–0||New Plaza Stadium, Foshan|
|19 November||L 0–5||Ying Dong Stadium, Panyu|
|21 November||L 0–2|
|Group stage||5 June||W 1–0||Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg|
|7 June||L 1–2||Tingvallen, Karlstad|
|9 June||L 1–6|
|Group stage||19 June||W 7–1||Giants Stadium, East Rutherford|
|24 June||W 2–0||Soldier Field, Chicago|
|27 June||D 3–3||Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, Landover|
|Quarter-finals||1 July||W 4–3 aet|
|Semi-finals||4 July||L 0–2||Stanford Stadium, Stanford|
|Third place play-off||10 July||D 0–0 (5–4 p)||Rose Bowl, Pasadena|
|Group stage||21 September||W 3–0||RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.|
|24 September||W 4–1|
|27 September||D 1–1|
|Quarter-finals||1 October||L 1–2||Gillette Stadium, Foxborough|
|Group stage||12 September||W 5–0||Wuhan Stadium, Wuhan|
|15 September||W 4–0|
|20 September||W 1–0||Yellow Dragon Sports Center, Hangzhou|
|Quarter-finals||23 September||W 3–2||Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium, Tianjin|
|Semi-finals||27 September||W 4–0||Yellow Dragon Sports Center, Hangzhou|
|Final||30 September||L 0–2||Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai|
|Group stage||29 June||W 1–0||Borussia-Park, Mönchengladbach|
|3 July||W 3–0||Volkswagen-Arena, Wolfsburg|
|6 July||W 3–0||Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt|
|Quarter-finals||10 July||D 2–2 (3-5 p)||Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion, Dresden|
|Group stage||9 June||W 2–0||Olympic Stadium, Montreal|
|13 June||W 1–0|
|17 June||W 1–0||Moncton Stadium, Moncton|
|Round of 16||21 June||L 0–1|
|Group stage||9 June||W 3–0||Stade des Alpes, Grenoble|
|13 June||L 2–3||Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier|
|18 June||W 1–0||Stade du Hainaut, Valenciennes|
|Round of 16||23 June||L 1–2 (aet)||Stade Océane, Le Havre|
|Did not compete|
|Did Not Qualify|
Caps and goals may be incorrect.
The following 23 players were named to the squad for the 2019 Yongchuan International Tournament.
The 2019 Yongchuan International Tournament is the 5th edition of the Yongchuan International Tournament, an invitational women's football tournament held in Yongchuan District, Chongqing, China. Unlike the previous editions of the tournament where each team plays all the other teams, this year's tournament is played in bracket format where the winners of the first round play each other and the losers of the first round play each other to determine the standings.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Aline Villares||15 April 1989||9||0|
|GK||Bárbara||4 July 1988||76||0|
|GK||Letícia Izidoro||13 August 1994||2||0|
|DF||Letícia Santos||2 December 1994||25||0|
|DF||Daiane||7 September 1997||7||0|
|DF||Érika||4 February 1988||70||14|
|DF||Rafaelle||18 June 1991||33||5|
|DF||Kathellen||26 April 1996||9||0|
|DF||Mônica||21 April 1987||63||9|
|DF||Tayla||9 May 1992||17||1|
|DF||Tamires||10 October 1987||95||4|
|MF||Aline Milene||8 April 1994||2||1|
|MF||Formiga||3 March 1978||187||28|
|MF||Luana||2 May 1993||10||0|
|MF||Andressinha||1 May 1995||71||10|
|MF||Andressa Alves||10 November 1992||85||17|
|MF||Debinha||20 October 1991||87||29|
|FW||Bia Zaneratto||17 December 1993||73||23|
|FW||Chú||27 February 1990||14||0|
|FW||Ludmila||11 December 1994||17||2|
|FW||Marta (captain)||19 February 1986||149||107|
|FW||Raquel||21 March 1991||40||8|
|FW||Geyse||27 March 1998||10||0|
The following players were named to a squad in the last 12 months.
This list may be incomplete.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Luciana||24 July 1987||23||0||2019 SheBelieves Cup|
|DF||Poliana||6 February 1991||61||5||v. |
|DF||Giovanna||28 August 1992||v. |
|DF||Bruna Benites||16 October 1985||61||7||v. |
|DF||Fabiana||4 July 1989||87||8||v. |
|DF||Joyce||22 March 1988||5||0||v. |
|DF||Camila Martins||10 October 1994||17||2||2019 FIFA Women's World Cup|
|DF||Jucinara||3 June 1993||11||0||v. |
|DF||Rilany||26 June 1986||29||1||v. |
|MF||Thaisa||17 December 1988||82||5||v. |
|MF||Maria Alves||7 July 1993||v. |
|MF||Vitória||23 January 2002||0||0||v. |
|MF||Juliana||22 December 1991||1||0||2019 SheBelieves Cup|
|FW||Victória Albuquerque||14 March 1998||0||0||v. |
|FW||Millene||13 December 1994||10||1||v. |
|FW||Cristiane||15 May 1985||142||94||2019 FIFA Women's World Cup|
|FW||Darlene||11 January 1990||30||7||v. |
|FW||Kerolin||17 November 1999||2||0||v. |
This is a list of match results from the last 12 months, as well as future matches that have been scheduled.
|27 February 2019 SheBelieves Cup|| England ||2–1||Chester, Pennsylvania, United States|
|16:00 EST||Report||Stadium: Talen Energy Stadium |
Referee: Ekaterina Koroleva (United States)
|3 March 2019 SheBelieves Cup|| Japan ||3–1||Nashville, United States|
|4:00||Report||Stadium: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee |
Referee: Karen Abt (United States)
|5 March 2019 SheBelieves Cup|| United States ||1–0||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|20:00 ET||Report||Stadium: Raymond James Stadium |
Referee: Carol Anne Chénard (Canada)
|5 April 2019 Friendly|| Spain ||2–1||Don Benito, Spain|
|19:00||Report||Stadium: Estadio Vicente Sanz|
|8 April 2019 Friendly|| Scotland ||1–0||San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain|
|19:00||Report||Stadium: Pinatar Arena Football Centre|
|9 June 2019 2019 FIFA WWC|| Brazil ||3–0||Grenoble, France|
|15:30 UTC+2|| Cristiane ||Report||Stadium: Stade des Alpes |
Referee: Riem Hussein (Germany)
|13 June 2019 2019 FIFA WWC|| Australia ||3–2||Montpellier, France|
|18:00 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Stade de la Mosson |
Referee: Esther Staubli (Switzerland)
|18 June 2019 2019 FIFA WWC|| Italy ||0–1||Valenciennes, France|
|21:00 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Stade du Hainaut |
Referee: Lucila Venegas (Mexico)
|23 June 2019 2019 FIFA WWC|| France ||2–1 (a.e.t.)||Le Havre, France|
|21:00 UTC+2||Report||Stadium: Stade Océane |
Referee: Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (Canada)
|29 August 2019 Torneio Uber SF|| Brazil ||5–0||São Paulo, Brazil|
|21:30 UTC−3|| Ludmila |
|Report||Stadium: Pacaembu |
Referee: Edina Batista (Brazil)
|1 September 2019 Torneio Uber F|| Brazil ||0–0|
|São Paulo, Brazil|
|13:30 UTC−3||Report||Stadium: Pacaembu |
Referee: Deborah Cecilia (Brazil)
| Raquel |
|5 October 2019 Friendly|| England ||1–2||Middlesbrough, England|
|12:45|| England ||Report|| Debinha ||Stadium: Riverside Stadium |
|8 October 2019 Friendly|| Poland ||1–3||Kielce, Poland|
|16;15||Report||Stadium: Kielce City Stadium |
Referee: Olga Zadinova (Czech Republic)
|7 November 2019 Yongchuan Tournament|| Brazil ||4–0||Chongqing, China|
|16:00||Report||Stadium: Yongchuan Sports Center|
Referee: Cha Min-ji (South Korea)
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|Rank||Player||Goals||Caps||Goals per game||Years|
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| South American Champions |
1991 (First title)
1995 (Second title)
1998 (Third title)
2003 (Fourth title)
| South American Champions |
2010 (Fifth title)
2014 (Sixth title)