Mônica Angélica de Paula

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Brazil
Olympic Games - Women's Football
Silver 2004 Athens Team Competition
Pan American Games - Women's Football
Gold 2003 Santo Domingo Team Competition

Mônica Angélica de Paula, or simply Mônica (born on April 4, 1978 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian women's soccer player. She currently plays as a defender for Brazil's Botucatu FC. She was a member of the Brazilian National Team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Mônica only began playing soccer in 1999. Before, she used to practice basketball — even played with Adrianinha and Kelly of the current national team — and volleyball, which she abandoned after a pregnancy. In her pro career, she also played for São Paulo, Matonense and Araraquara.[1]