Marta: Brazil legend signs new Orlando Pride contract

Six-time world player of the year Marta has signed a new, undisclosed-length deal with American team Orlando Pride.

The 33-year-old Brazil forward has been with the Florida-based outfit - who are coached by English ex-Birmingham City Women boss Marc Skinner - since 2017.

"It's wonderful for the club and the fans to have Marta, whose career speaks for itself, back with the Pride next season," Skinner told the club website.external-link

"She is effervescent. Nothing compares to her experience and passion."

She has scored 23 goals and provided 10 assists in 54 Pride appearances - more goals and assists than anyone else in the team's four seasons in America's National Women's Soccer League [NWSL].

This summer she became the first player - male or female - to score at five different World Cups and then moved above Germany men's striker Miroslav Klose's 16 career World Cup goals, with her 17th.

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