Marta

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Full Name Marta
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Marta, Pelé in skirts
Gender Female
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date February 19th, 1986
Birth Place Dois Riachos, Alagoas

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Marta Vieira da Silva famed as Marta is a Brazilian footballer who plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil national team as a forward. She holds the record for most goals scored at FIFA World Cup tournaments with 17 goals. She is often regarded as the best female player of all time and was given the nickname "Pele in skirts" by Pele himself. She was named FIFA World Player of the Year six times, five of them being consecutive, from 2006 and 2010, and the latest one coming in 2018. Overall, she is a very talented footballer. Let's discuss her net worth, career, clubs, sexual orientation, partner, girlfriend and more below. 

There’s Not Going to Be a Marta: World Cup 2019

At the 2019 World Cup, the Brazilian captain Marta Vieira da Silva, commonly known as Marta, took the field against Italy wearing lipstick. Coming into this year’s tournament, not much was expected of Brazil. The team’s form had been terrible, with nine straight losses, and Marta was struggling with a thigh injury. She missed the first game, against Jamaica, and has been clearly limited ever since, her normal range restricted. Still, Brazil’s offense depends on her, and it was her goal, on a penalty kick, that let Brazil sneak out of the group stage and into the knockout rounds. Afterward, she gave an interview, which turned into an impassioned speech. She had her own thoughts about the future. She faced the camera directly, her red lips punctuating her words, to address young women directly. “It’s wanting more,” she said, in Portuguese. “It’s training more. It’s taking care of yourself more. It’s being ready to play ninety plus thirty minutes. This is what I ask of the girls. There’s not going to be a Formiga forever. There’s not going to be a Marta forever. There’s not going to be a Cristiane. The women’s game depends on you to survive.” 

What is the age of Marta?

Marta celebrated her 33rd birthday on 19th February as of 2019. 

What is the birth name of Marta?

Marta Vieira da Silva is her birth name. 

What is the shirt number of Marta?

Her shirt number is 10.

When and Where was Marta born?

On 19th February 1986, Marta was born in Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil. Her nationality is Brazilian and her ethnicity is White. She was born to Aldario and Tereza, her parents. Her father left the family while Marta was a baby. She also has three siblings, Jose, Valdir, and Angela. Her religion is Catholic and states that God is very important to her, although she does not go to Church often. Her horoscope sign is Pisces. Her other early life information will be added soon. 

How tall is Marta?

Marta is a very beautiful footballer with athletic body build. She has an average height of 5 ft. 4 in. or 1.62 m and balanced weight of 57 Kg. Her eye color and hair color both are dark brown. 

Who is Marta dating?

Marta is not married yet and she is still to get married. She is openly lesbian and having a relationship with her Orlando Pride's teammate, Toni Pressley. As of today, the couple is living a happy life. 

How much is Marta's net worth?

Marta is one of the successful footballer. She has accumulated the net worth of $13 Million as of 2019. Her salary is $400,000 and her annual salary is $41,000. Her monthly salary is $3416. Her weekly salary is $788 and her daily salary is $112. 

What makes Marta famous?

  • Marta began playing for the CSA youth team and then started her professional career at Vasco da Gama in 2000. 
  • Later, she was transferred to Santa Cruz, a small club in the state of Minas Gerais, where she would play for two more seasons, before defending Umea IK of Sweden.
  • She then joined Umea IK prior to the 2004 season during which Umea reached the final of the UEFA Cup, winning 8-0 on aggregate against Frankfurt with Marta scoring three goals over the two-legs. 
  • Umea once again won the league without losing, and Marta, as in the previous year, was the league's top scorer with 21 goals in the year 2006. 
  • The 2007 season was a successful season for Umea with the club winning both the league, in which they finished nine points ahead of Djurgarden, and the Swedish Cup, beating AIK 4–3 in a match in which Marta scored a hat-trick, the last (winning) goal coming three minutes from time. 
  • She announced that she would be joining Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) team Los Angeles Sol for the league's inaugural season on a three-year contract in Janauary 2009. 
  • She was the league's top scorer for the 2009 season with ten goals and three assists.
  • She then signed a three-month loan contract with Santos to play in the Copa Libertadores and in the Copa do Brasil.
  • She also appeared in the WPS All-Star 2010, where she captained one of the teams as the top international vote-getter.
  • She joined her third WPS team in three years on 25th January 2011. 
  • As WPS canceled the 2012 season, she decided to return to Damallsvenskan in Sweden and then she signed a two-year contract with Tyreso FF on 22nd February 2012. 
  • She signed a six-month contract with defending champion FC Rosengard in Sweden in July 2014. 
  • She won the Damallsvenskan league title in 2014 and 2015, the Svenska Cupen in 2016, and the Svenska Supercupen in 2015 and 2016 with the Swedish club. 
  • She then joined Orlando Pride on a free transfer from Rosengard after losing to Barcelona in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Women's Champions League.
  • During the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup she became the first player, male or female, to score at five different FIFA World Cup tournaments when she scored a penalty against Australia in Brazil's second group game. 
  • Altogether, she has competed in 5 FIFA Women's World Cups: USA 2003, China 2007, Germany 2011, Canada 2015, and France 2019; and four Olympics: Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. Marta, with her Brazil teammates, finished second at China 2007 Women's World Cup, 2004 Athens Olympics, and 2008 Beijing Olympics.