Defender who has risen to fame for her prolific international club career, including for Chinese Women's Super League club Dalian Quanjian. She won the 2016 Chinese Women's Super League title, and has competed internationally for the Brazil women's national team.
She made her professional soccer debut in 2006 with Brazilian side America.
She finished as a silver medalist with the Brazil national women's soccer team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She led the team to the 2015 Pan American Games championship.
Her mother's name is Licia.
She and Andressa Alves have played as teammates for the Brazilian women's national team.