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Marta indicators two-year contract extension with Orlando Satisfaction

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Brazilian and NWSL legend Marta has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Orlando Satisfaction, maintaining her on the Florida membership by way of the 2024 season. 

The deal was accomplished utilizing Allocation Cash. 

“We’re completely thrilled to have Marta again with the Satisfaction. As we checked out constructing our roster, there was by no means any query that we needed to have her proceed as a part of our challenge, not just for her skills on the pitch, however her mentality, values and management embody the tradition we wish in our locker room,” head coach Seb Hines stated. 

The 2022 NWSL marketing campaign noticed Marta sidelined with an ACL tear, struggling the devastating harm in simply the second match of the Problem Cup towards the North Carolina Braveness. However she has since recuperated, and appears ahead to her seventh season with the Satisfaction. 

“We all know final season’s harm was a troublesome one, however she has been working extraordinarily laborious towards her restoration and we all know she may have a degree to show when she returns in 2023. We are able to’t watch for her so as to add to her historic profession right here, in Orlando, as a member of the Satisfaction,” added Hines. 

Marta first joined the workforce in 2017 from Sweden’s FC Rosengard, ushering in a brand new period for the Satisfaction. In simply her first season, the ahead impressed the Satisfaction to 3rd place on the desk and their first playoff look, earlier than dropping to the Portland Thorns within the semi-finals.  

Total, she’s managed a club-leading 27 objectives and 14 assists in 84 appearances up to now. 

“I’ve been very comfortable throughout my time right here in Orlando and I’m excited to proceed as a part of the Satisfaction for the subsequent two years,” Marta stated. 

“The Membership and group have grow to be my household right here in the US, so it makes me smile realizing I’ll get to proceed as a part of that. I’m very excited for the longer term we’re constructing for the Satisfaction and may’t wait to return to the sphere subsequent 12 months, play alongside my teammates, and struggle for a championship for our followers.”

Internationally, Marta is the one girls’s participant to be named FIFA World Participant of the 12 months six occasions, and the lone participant — males’s or girls’s — to win 5 in a row. She additionally boasts the report for many profession objectives on the FIFA World Cup with 17 for Brazil, and stands as the primary participant within the sport’s historical past to attain at 5 totally different World Cup tournaments. 

Moreover, in 2021, she additionally turned the primary participant to attain in 5 consecutive Olympic Video games in 2021. Total, Marta has amassed 119 objectives for the Seleção in 179 appearances to grow to be the federation’s all-time main scorer.

She is a two-time silver medalist on the Olympic Video games and was named to the first-ever FIFA FIFPro Ladies’s World XI on the annual The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards in Milan, Italy, in 2019.

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