Marta Brazil
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

19 Feb 1986

Height

1.61m

Weight

57kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

FOOTBALL

Biography

Competed in: FOOTBALLFootball

Voted the Fifa Women's World Player of the Year an incredible five years running, Marta has been on the losing side in the last two Olympic finals

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Marta competed in FOOTBALL

Did you know?

  • Due to the number of matches that need to be played, the Olympic football competition kicks off two days before the official opening ceremony.
  • Men’s teams are allowed to field just three players over the age of 23 in the final tournament but there are no age restrictions for women’s teams.
  • The six Olympic venues are Wembley, Hampden Park, the City of Coventry Stadium, Old Trafford, the Millennium Stadium and St James’ Park.
  • Both the men’s and women’s competitions begin with a group stage, with the best eight teams advancing to the quarter-finals.
  • Football was introduced as an Olympic medal sport in 1908. Great Britain won gold in front of their home crowd, beating Denmark 2-0 in the final.

Head to Head

Marta vs Eniola Aluko

Marta

Marta One to watch Brazil flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.61m (5'3")

Weight

57kg

Age

28

Eniola Aluko

Eniola Aluko Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.57m (5'2")

Weight

56kg

Age

27

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