Wednesday , November 25 2020

Famous Brazilian footballer Marta tested positive for coronavirus

Six-time Brazilian Marta (Marta Vieira da Silva), who has won the title of best Brazilian female footballer in the world, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the local federation (CBF).

Marta, 34, has been isolated from the national team and will not play in the friendly matches against Ecuador scheduled for November 27 and December 1.

The Brazilian is the first player in the world (including men) to win five consecutive world cups. The achievements in the world championship are 17 goals and this is also a record.

She has twice won the Olympic runner-up (2004, 2008) and the world runner-up (2007) six times in the FIFA poll for the best female footballer in the world – in 2006-2010 and 2018.

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