Sport Pele Adelt Marta: "Much more than a footballer"
Tokyo Olympics: Marta makes Games history as Brazil make flying start
A 5-0 win for Brazil over China saw some notable Olympic feats achieved by two of the team's stars.Marta scored the opener from close range after nine minutes and later added a second-half strike as Brazil thrashed China 5-0 to open their campaign in Japan.
The Brazilian Football Legend Pele has escaped Landswoman Marta after its gala in the opening game of the Olympic Games in Japan. The 35-year-old, so the three-time world champion, be "much more than just a footballer," Marta is an "inspiration", which contributes to a "better world" with her talent, "getting more place in women".
Marta had shot two goals against China on Wednesday at 5-0 of the Brazilians in Rifu, so the six-time world footballer hit five summers. "Your performance means much more than a personal record," wrote Pele (80) at Instagram: "This moment has been inspired by millions of athletes from so many sports around the world fighting for recognition."
Marta, like Pele, carries the number ten in its active time on the back of the Brazilian national jersey. With the Selecao she won silver in 2004 and 2008 in the Olympic Games in Athens and Beijing. In 2007 she became vice-world champion.
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