Andréia Rosa de Andrade
Playing for Brazil in 2013
|Full name||Andréia Rosa de Andrade|
|Date of birth||8 July 1984|
|Place of birth||São Lourenço do Turvo,
São Paulo, Brazil
|Height||172 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|2007||→ Saad (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:49, 17 December 2014 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:49, 17 December 2014 (UTC)
Andréia Rosa de Andrade (born July 8, 1984), known as Andréia Rosa,[note 1] is a Brazilian football defender who plays for the Brazilian women's national team and the Norwegian Toppserien club Avaldsnes.
At the time of her call-up for the 2008 Olympics, Andréia Rosa had played in 181 games for Ferroviária. In those matches she had scored 42 goals from her centre-back position and been sent off only once. In 2007, she was loaned to Saad for the inaugural Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino, which Ferroviária did not enter.
In November 2006 Andréia Rosa made her international debut in Brazil's 6–1 South American Women's Football Championship win over Bolivia at Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata. In July 2008 she was involved in a "violent collision" with Abby Wambach during the first half of a friendly match in San Diego. Wambach suffered a broken tibia and fibula, requiring a titanium rod to be inserted into her left leg.
Andréia Rosa was included in Brazil's 18-player squad for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and started the team's first match; a 0–0 draw with Germany at Shenyang Olympic Sports Center Stadium. Although she took no further part in the competition, she won a silver medal when Brazil lost the final 1–0 after extra time to the United States.
- The "Rosa" distinguishes her from her Brazilian international teammate Andréia Suntaque, who is typically known simply as Andréia.
- "Andréia Rosa". Universo Online. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Hoel, Yasmin Sunde (20 August 2013). "Brasil-stjerner strømmer til lille Avaldsnes: – Nesten så vi ikke tror på det selv" (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Leme de Arruda, Marcelo (9 December 2012). "Seleção Brasileira Feminina (Brazilian National Womens´ Team) 2006-2007" (in Portuguese). Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
- "Wambach's broken leg mars US win over Brazil". ESPN. 17 July 2008. Retrieved 22 August 2015.
- "Personagem: Andréia Rosa, medalhista olímpica" (in Portuguese). Associação Ferroviária de Esportes. 26 August 2008. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Bocchi, Alessandro. "Andréia Rosa: A injustiça de um corte inexplicável" (in Portuguese). Sim! News. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- "Andréia Rosa". Sports Reference. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Brasília, Serginho (22 June 2014). "A distância entre as dificuldade e os sonhos é de poucos quilômetros". Serginhobrasilia.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Andréia Rosa de Andrade – FIFA competition record
- Athlete bio at 2008 Olympics site
- Andréia Rosa de Andrade profile at the Brazilian Football Confederation's official website[permanent dead link]
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