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  • Position: Midfielder
  • Date of Birth: 07/07/1982
  • Age: 35
  • Country: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Weight: lbs
  • Height: 5.7'


The New York Flash acquired the rights to Rosana on 12/23/16 in a trade with the Houston Dash. The Dash acquired a third round pick for the 2017 NWSL College Draft in the exchange.

2016: Rosana joined French club Paris Saint-Germain in January. 2015: Rosana agreed to come to play for the NWSL’s Houston Dash, but did not make an appearance, as she was included in an 18-month residency program in preparation for Brazil’s national team appearances in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. 2014: Rosana played for Sāo Jose in the 2014 International Women’s Club Championship where she scored in the club’s 2-0 final win. 2014-2013: Rosana signed with Norwegian club Avaldsnes where she remained for a year and a half and in that time she became captain of the team. 2012-2011: In 24 appearances for French football club, Lyon, Rosana scored six goals. 2011: From February through September Rosana played for Centro Olímpico until she signed with Olympique Lyon that September. 2010-2009: Rosana was drafted in the 2008 Women’s Professional Soccer Draft by Sky Blue FC of WPS. In her first season she scored five goals with the club. 2008-2004: Played for SV Neulengbach in Austria as a left-winger. In the 2005-2006 season, Rosana was the league’s top goal-scorer, with 26 goals. 2004-1997: Rosana began her career with numerous teams in her native Brazil. She played for Sāo Paulo, Corinthians and Internacional.


Rosana has logged 112 appearances for the Brazilian National Team since 2000. In that time she has scored 21 goals for Brazil. She participated in four FIFA World Cups and four editions of the Olympic Games.

2015: Appeared in one game at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada as she started in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Costa Rica 2011: Scored Brazil’s goal in a 1-0 win over Australia and the second goal in a 3-0 win over Norway in the World Cup 2007: Played as a substitute in Brazil’s Women’s World Cup Final against Germany. Won another silver medal with the national team at the Olympic Football Tournament 2004: Won a silver medal with the Brazil national team at the Olympic Football Tournament 2003: Scored Brazil’s game-winning goal in the South American Women’s Football Championship in a 3-2 win over Argentina that ensured Brazil’s qualification for the World Cup 2000: Made her international debut in Brazil’s 8-0 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup win over Costa Rica. Played in the 2000 Sydney Olympics where Brazil finished fourth after a 2-0 loss to Germany in the bronze medal match.


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