Marta made her first Women’s World Cup appearance in 2003
Brazilian forward Marta is ready to participate in her sixth World Cup, following her selection to the national squad for this summer’s women’s tournament.
At 37 years of age, Marta has a remarkable record as a six-time recipient of the Fifa World Player of the Year award.
She stands out for holding the record for the highest number of goals scored in World Cup tournaments, regardless of gender, totaling 17.
“Marta is the embodiment of royalty, she is an emblematic figure. Her presence alone is infectious,” proclaimed Brazil’s manager, Pia Sundhage.
“As to whether she’ll be part of the starting team, that’s uncertain as of now. She will serve the role I assign her, and I am confident in her success,” she added.
The Women’s World Cup is scheduled to occur in Australia and New Zealand, with the kickoff on 20 July.
Brazil, despite never having clinched the title, will compete in Group F, facing off against France, Jamaica, and Panama.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Marta’s Sixth Women’s World Cup
What World Cup is Brazilian forward Marta preparing to play in?
Marta is getting ready to play in her sixth Women’s World Cup after being selected for the national team’s squad for the tournament taking place this summer.
How many times has Marta won the Fifa World Player of the Year award?
Marta is a six-time winner of the Fifa World Player of the Year award.
What is the unique record that Marta holds in World Cup tournaments?
Marta holds the record for the most goals scored in World Cup tournaments – a record that spans both men’s and women’s competitions – with a total of 17 goals.
Who is the current manager of Brazil’s women’s soccer team and what did she say about Marta?
The current manager of Brazil’s women’s soccer team is Pia Sundhage. She praised Marta, referring to her as the “queen” and an “icon,” and noted that her presence on the team is “contagious.”
Where and when is the Women’s World Cup taking place?
The Women’s World Cup is taking place in Australia and New Zealand, starting from 20 July.
Which teams are in the same group as Brazil in the Women’s World Cup?
Brazil is in Group F for the Women’s World Cup, along with France, Jamaica, and Panama.
More about Marta’s Sixth Women’s World Cup
- [Marta’s World Cup Journey]
- [Fifa World Player of the Year Award]
- [Women’s World Cup 2023]
- [Pia Sundhage’s Coaching Career]
- [World Cup Groups]