After the elimination in the quarter finals of the Tokyo Olympics, the Women’s Team underwent a renewal for the first two commitments after the Olympics. This Monday, Yasmin had the opportunity to wear the hopscotch for the first time.
And the debut on the side was in the best possible way. Called by Pia Sundhage during the break between Brazil and Argentina, the Corinthians athlete scored a goal and an assist. After the 4-1 triumph, she celebrated her performance and the chance to defend her country.
“It was a dream. I did some visualizations, I imagined what could happen, but I didn’t imagine it would be like this. I’m very, very happy. People who know me know how hard I’ve worked. I’m very happy because I know these people are happy too. What happened here today was very good, because I debuted with the national team shirt. An assist and a goal, there would be no better time for that,” he said.
Who also hit the net for the national team for the first time this afternoon was Kerolin. The striker, who was away from the pitch for two years due to a result of an anti-doping test, dedicated the goal to everyone who supported her in the most difficult moments and thanked coach Pia.
“I’m very happy, I want to dedicate this goal to my family, who were with me at that time, now I can come back and be here, experiencing this moment. I’m trying to make the most of it, learn as much as possible from everyone, with Pia. It’s just that gratitude, happiness. And understanding, waiting for the moment and step by step we get there,” he declared.
“I continued to persevere, believing, having a lot of faith. I am extremely grateful for Pia, for giving me a wonderful opportunity. Going back and being a starter is something I will be forever grateful for. It’s different. I feel special, welcomed, I want to honor Pia’s shirt. Selection much more and show Pia that everything she has done for me since I came back was worth it,” he added.
And in the opinion of experienced defender Érika, the news from Brazil for these two friendlies against Argentina are approved.
“The objective was this, to start with a renovation, to continue our work, to make some changes in this sense, to renew the team”, he analyzed.
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