TWO Brazilian girls legends will probably be showing at this yr’s Soccer Help.
Rosana Augusto will probably be turning out for the World XI as they appear to win the trophy off Sam Allardyce’s England, who received a dramatic shootout final yr.
Who’s Rosana Augusto?
CAPABLE of enjoying wherever on the left-flank, Rosana Augusto started her profession at Sao Paolo again in 1997.
She performed for seven years in Brazil earlier than her promising performances heralded a transfer to Europe, first with Austrian facet SV Neulengbach and finally Lyon in 2011.
After profitable the Champions League a season later, spells in Norway, the US and France once more adopted for the Brazilian star.
Over the course of her two-decade profession, Rosana established herself as a number one star for her nationwide workforce.
She made her Brazil debut in 200o and scored 17 occasions within the well-known gold and inexperienced colors, showing and scoring within the 2011 Girls’s World Cup.
Born in July 1982, she is at the moment 36 years previous.
When did she retire?
AFTER returning for an additional spell with Santos in 2018, Rosana determined to hold up her boots.
She had struggled for game-time at North Carolina Braveness and after ending up in her dwelling nation, determined to name it a day on a glittering profession.
Rosana will probably be a part of Soccer Help 2019, which may have feminine gamers collaborating for the primary time.
She’s going to play within the World XI facet managed by Harry Redknapp and Piers Morgan.
Why did the Soccer Help 2019 star give up enjoying for Brazil?
DESPITE retiring from all soccer in 2018, Rosana really hung up her worldwide boots barely earlier.
In October 2017, together with 5 different gamers, she give up worldwide soccer in protest at pay and situations for girls’s footballers.
The gamers wrote an open letter explaining their choice: “We, the gamers, have invested years of our personal lives and all of our vitality to construct this workforce and this sport to its energy at the moment.
“But we, and nearly all different Brazilian girls, are excluded from the management and decision-making for our personal workforce and our personal sport.”