Daiane Rodrigues

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Daiane
Daiane (03), zagueira, DSC00947.jpg
Daiane at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Personal information
Full name Daiane Menezes Rodrigues
Date of birth (1983-04-15) 15 April 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height 5'3
Playing position Defender, right winger
Club information
Current team
Botucatu Futebol Clube
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006– Brazil
† Appearances (Goals).

Daiane Menezes Rodrigues, or simply Daiane and sometimes known as Bagé (born 15 April 1983) is a Brazilian footballer. She currently plays as a defender and right winger for Brazil's Botucatu FC and the Brazilian National Team.

Early life[edit]

Daiane was born in Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul.

2002 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship[edit]

Daiane played for Brazil at the 2002 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship.[1]

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Daiane played for Brazil at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, when they sustained a quarterfinal loss to the United States. In that match, Daiane scored an own goal in the second minute to put her team down 1–0, but Brazil tied the game on a penalty kick to force extra time. The teams each scored a goal in extra time to send the match to penalty kicks, and Daiane had the only missed attempt for either team, as her shot to the left was saved by U.S. keeper Hope Solo. The United States advanced to the semifinals of the Cup while Brazil was eliminated. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daiane RodriguesFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Abby Wambach's header saves U.S. women". Match report. ESPN.com. Retrieved 11 July 2011.