With a total of 17 goals scored so far in the competition, the Brazilian female footballer was able to become the player with the highest number of goals scored in the competition both in the men and women category, beating the record of former German international Miroslav Klose who was once the player with the most number of goals scored in the competition.
Having played a total of 19 matches and 5 world cups in the history of the tournament, Marta was able to net a total of 17 goals in the process sitting first in the table with the likes of Miroslav Klose and De Lima Ronaldo who are sitting second and third with a total of 16 and 15 goals scored in the competition.
The quick and sturdy player who plays for the American club Orlando Pride has a total of 109 goals and counting in the national team, also making her the highest goal scorer for the Brazilian team for both male and female teams.
With exceptional skills and mind-blowing dribbles, Marta da Silva has been able to drag comparisons between the likes of Pele, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Romario as a result of her God-given abilities and football styles. A resilient player, her records have made a lot of people fall in love with women football, and she is still in the business of proving why women football should be given a full chance just like men's football.
For having successfully shown that she can also be compared to her male counterparts in terms of technique and achievements, the Brazillian has also made some impacts on women football which go on to inspire people of the gender to participate in the sports.
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