When you talk about football the first name that you will hear is Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Both thee players have had an outstanding career so far and their rivalry only intensified as years passed. While the world is going gaga over these footballers, we rarely know about the female players, who are also equally popular as their male counterpart.
While there are some gorgeous looking players in the world, we look at one female player, who has beaten the records set by the likes of Messi and Ronaldo. We are talking about Marta Vieira da Silva who has been crowned as FIFA World best player for record times.
The -year-old was born on 19 February 1986 at Dois Riachos, Alagoas. Marta has Brazilian and Swedish citizenship, but she chose to represent the South American side. She plays her club football for Orlando Pirate in women’s soccer league in the USA.
Marta has so far played 120matches scoring 110 goals for the South American side. She is also called as Pele in skirt. The Brazilian ace has the record of scoring the highest amount of World Cup. She has scored a total of 15 goals so far. She has also won the silver medal in 2004 and 2008 Olympics.
Marta is also known for her pace when dribbling at speed and is capable of playing in several offensive positions. On 11 October 2010, she was named a UN goodwill ambassador.