Simone Gomes Jatobá
Date of birth
February 10, 1981
Place of birth
1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Defensive midfielder and Defender
Olympique Lyonnais 61
Energiya Voronezh 9
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 15, 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 15, 2008
Simone Gomes Jatobá, or simply Simone (born on February 10, 1981 in Maringá, Paraná) is a Brazilian women's soccer player. She is a defensive midfielder, but she can also play as a defender.
Simone began her career in
Campeonato Brasileiro's Ponte Preta, Santos FC and Saad EC. In 2004 she moved to Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish Superliga, and next year she signed for Olympique Lyonnais, where she played for the next five years. She was a solid contributor to the squads that won the league in 2007 and 2008, as well as the squad that won the [1 ] Challenge de France in 2008. In 2010 she returned to Brazil, playing for Novo Mundo FC, but two years later she signed for Energiya Voronezh in the Russian Championship. [2 ]
International career [ edit ]
Gomes has been a part of two
World Cup squads. She was a part of the squad from 2003 that finished as quarter-finalists and the squad that finished in second place in China. She also participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics, again helping Brazil finish one spot short in second place. [3 ]
She usually plays as a right
winger for the Brazilian National Team.
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