Bruna Benites

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Bruna
Bruna Benites and Nilla Fischer.jpg
Bruna (4) marking Nilla Fischer (5)
Personal information
Full name Bruna Beatriz Benites Soares[1]
Date of birth (1985-10-16) 16 October 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Cuiabá, Brazil
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2010 Comercial
2011–2012 Foz Cataratas
2013–2016 São José 11 (3)
2016 Foz Cataratas Futebol Clube 6 (0)
2016 Avaldsnes 7 (1)
2017 Houston Dash 14 (0)
National team
2012– Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 3, 2017

Bruna Beatriz Benites Soares (born 16 October 1985), commonly known as Bruna Benites, is a Brazilian footballer. She plays as a defender for the Brazil women's national football team.

Club career

She played for Foz Cataratas and São José in Brazil.

In July 2016, she signed with Avaldsnes for one season.[2]

On 30 November 2016 she signed with Houston Dash.[3]

On 8 February 2018 she was waived by the Houston Dash.[4]

International career

Bruna made her debut at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She received a yellow card against Great Britain and in the Quarter Final defeat to Japan.[5] In May 2015 national team captain Bruna suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury, which caused her to miss the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[6]

International goals


Goal
Date
Location Opponent # Score Result Competition
goal 1 2014-03-10 Santiago, Chile  Venezuela 1.1

5250.02005 3–0

5450.04005 5–0

South American Games 2014
goal 2 2014-03-12 Santiago, Chile  Colombia 1.1

5250.02005 1–0

5450.04005 2–1

South American Games 2014
goal 3 2014-03-16 Santiago, Chile  Venezuela 2.1

5250.02005 1–0

5450.04005 2–0

South American Games 2014
goal 4 2015-03-09 Parchal, Portugal  Germany 1.1

5250.02005 1–1

5450.04005 1–3

2015 Algarve Cup
goal 5 2017-04-09 Manaus, Brazil  Bolivia 1.1

5250.02005 4–0

5450.04005 6–0

Friendly match
goal 6 2017-07-31 San Diego, United States  United States 1.1

5250.02005 2–1

5450.04005 3–4

2017 Tournament of Nations
goal 7 2017-10-19 Chongqing, China  Mexico 1.1

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 3–0

2017 Yongchuan International Tournament

Personal life

She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[7] She is also has a degree in Physiotherapy having studied at Universidade Catolica Dom Bosco in Campo Grande.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Bruna Soares". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
  2. ^ Odd Kåre Grøttland (6 July 2016). "Benites kan rekke CL-kvalifiseringen" (in Norwegian). Haugesunds Avis. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Dash sign Brazilian defender Bruna Benites".
  4. ^ "Houston Dash waive defender Bruna Benites".
  5. ^ "FIFA Tournaments - Players & Coaches - BRUNA". FIFA.com.
  6. ^ "Bruna Benites está fora da Copa do Mundo" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  7. ^ Brown, Brandon. "Mormon athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London - Deseret News".
  8. ^ "Olympic Results, Gold Medalists and Official Records". 23 February 2017.

External links

  • Bruna Benites at TheFinalBall.com


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