The Brazilian superstar defeated nine other candidates for the FIFA award with nearly 15 percent of the vote
With 14.73 percent of the vote, Orlando Pride and Brazil’s footballer Marta has won The Best FIFA Women’s Player of the year award.
The forward beat nine other candidates that were selected on September 3rd of this year.
She came on top of Dzsenifer Marozsán and Ada Hegerberg, both players from Lyon Women.
Marta has the most honors won by any footballer, man or woman, in the world.
She has won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in five occasions.
Marta has been playing professionally since the year 2000 when she debuted with Vasco da Gama in her native Brazil.
She then went to play with Santa Cruz, Umea IK, Los Angeles Sol, Santos, FC Gold Pride, Western New York Flash, and Tyreso FF.
Most recently she was three years with FC Rosengard, and since the second semester of 2017 with the Orlando Pride.
With Brazil she has played 133 matches, scoring 110 goals.
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