Before playing in women's championships, she competed as a man for Superliga A and B in Brazil, and other championships in the leagues of Indonesia, Portugal, Spain, France, the Netherlands and Belgium. While in JTV Dero Zele-Berlare, Abreu decided to complete her gender transition. In 2017, she received permission from the International Volleyball Federation to compete in women's leagues.
In June 2020, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first LGBTQ Pride parade, Queerty named her among the fifty heroes "leading the nation toward equality, acceptance, and dignity for all people".
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