Brazilian soccer player. Name variations: Katia Cilene Teixeira da Silva. Born Katia Cilene Teixeira da Silva, Feb 18, 1977, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
As a heptathlete, broke the Brazilian national record 6 times; as a soccer player, played for Vasco da Gama (1992–96), Saad (1996–97), and Sao Paulo (1997–00); scored 158 goals in 5 seasons of Brazilian League matches, ranking #1 goal scorer every season; signed with WUSA's San Jose CyberRays (2000). Voted Offensive Player of the Year by teammates (2002).