Brazilian he's compared to: Fred Potential destinations: Real Madrid, Manchester United, Inter Milan, Sevilla, Porto and Bordeaux Last season, while watching Fluminense take on Internacional from a box at the Maracana stadium, Brazil's head coach Tite could not contain himself as Pedro collected the ball with his back-to-goal, spun away from his marker and almost scored. He has all the attributes to be the target man Brazil have been searching for.
Career start[ edit ] Marta was discovered by well-known Brazilian female coach Helena Pacheco when she was only 14 years old. Marta scored 25 goals in the league finishing one goal behind the top scorer Lotta Schelin.
After the end of the season, speculation arose concerning the future of Marta and a couple of months later, on the day of the FIFA World Player of the Year Awards in January , Marta announced that she would play for the American side Los Angeles Sol for the next three years. The American League is being considered one of the best in the world, so I had to come now.
Marta also appeared in the WPS All-Star , where she captained one of the teams as the top international vote-getter. It was a two-month contract that could become a link of a year, but it did not.
The board of directors has confirmed it is finalizing negotiations for the club to dispute the women's football league in the United States in However, pursuant to the competition regulation, the club would have only five Brazilian players — Marta and four.
The Brazilian soccer star edged out fellow Flash forward Christine Sinclair , in the tie breaker having a greater production rate based on goals per game average.
But the Norwegian Toppserien club's chairman warned that she would have to take a substantial pay cut.
Her new contract with Orlando is for two years with the option for a third.