Marta

Marta

Who is Marta?

Marta Vieira da Silva is known as Marta. She 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 the first footballer of either gender to score at five different World Cup editions followed by Christine Sinclair.

What is Marta Famous for?

Marta is famous for a footballer. She started her professional career at Vasco de Gama in 2000. She was transferred to Santa Cruz, a small club of Minas Gerais, where she would play for two more seasons, before defending Umea IK of Sweden. She joined Umea IK prior to the 2004 season during which Umea reached the final of the UEFA Cup. In 2005 season, she scoring 21 goals with Umea winning the league, having gone undefeated. In 2006, Umea won the league without losing and Marta as in the previous year was the league's top scorer with 21 goals. In 2007 season was relatively successful for Umea with the club winning both the league, in which they finished nine points ahead of Djurgarden and the Swedish Cup. The 2008 season saw Umea and Marta win another Swedish championship title.

In 2009, she announced that she would be joining Women's Professional Soccer team Los Angeles Sol for the league's inaugural season on a three-year contract. She was the league's top scorer for the 2009 season with ten goals and three assists. She appeared in all of the Pride's 24 games and scored 19 goals, earning her the WPS MVP and WPS Golden Boot for the second year in a row. 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 January 25, 2011. Her 2 goals and 4 assists were a key part to the 3-0-1 start for the team's 2011 season. On February 22, 2012, she signed a two-year contract with Tyreso FF. Tyreso won the Damallsvenskan title for the first time in the 2012 season and she collected her fifth league winner's medal. In 2014, she signed a six-month contract with defending champion FC Rosengard in Sweden. She won the Damallsvenskan league title in 2014 and 2015, the Svenska Cupen in 2016 and the Svenska Supercupen in 2015 and 2016. She joined Orlando Pride on a free transfer from Rosengard, which agreed to terminate her contract. 

During the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, She became the first player male or female to score at five different FIFA World Cup tournament. At the World Cup, she scores 17 goals in total. 

Where did Marta Grow Up?

Marta was born on February 19, 1986, in Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil. She has become a Swedish citizen but has stated that she will keep her Brazilian citizenship. She is fluent in Portuguese, Swedish, and English. She is Catholic. There is no information about her educational background.

Who are Marta's Family?

Marta was born to a father named Aldario and a mother named Tereza. Her father left the family while Marta was a baby. She has three siblings named Jose, Valdir, and Angela.

What is Marta Body Features?

Marta is 33 years old, with height 5 feet 4 inches (1.62m) tall and body weight is unknown. She has black hair and dark brown eyes. There is no information about her body measurement but will be updated soon.

Is Marta Married?

Marta is an unmarried woman. She is openly lesbian, having a relationship with her Orlando Pride's teammate named Toni Pressley.

How much is Marta's Net Worth?

Marta estimated net worth of $13 million and her salary is 0.4 million. She earns a good amount of money from her profession.

Marta
Quick Facts of Marta Silva
Celebrated Name Marta
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Marta
Birth Name Marta Vieira da Silva
Birth Date 1986-02-19
Gender Female
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Place of Birth Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil
Famous for Footballer
Father Aldario
Mother Tereza
Siblings 3
Height 1.62 M
Position Forward
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