Brazilian legends Marta and Formiga continue to make history at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics


The Brazilian women’s football team opened its advice at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with a landslide victory over China’s women (5-0), in the match that brought the two teams together on Wednesday, in the first round of Group B competitions.

The match marked a special imprint for the legends of Brazil, Marta (35 years), the best player in the world 4 times, and Formiga (43 years), who is considered the most player from South America to play international matches, with more than 200 matches with Seleção.

Marta scored a double in the match, becoming the first player in history to score in 5 different editions of the Olympics, after she scored 3 goals in Athens, 3 goals in Beijing, two goals in London, and two goals in Rio de Janeiro.

Veteran Formiga, in turn, set an impressive match record, as she is the only player in history to have played in all seven editions of the Olympics, since women’s football was added as an Olympic sport in 1996.

Football is one of the few sports to kick off before the official start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Despite the lack of fans at this year’s Olympics, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Brazilian women put on an impressive footballing performance.

And Brazil needed only 9 minutes to open the scoring through Marta, and Debana de Oliveira scored the second goal in the middle of the first half, and Marta scored the third goal in the 74th minute, before Andressa Alves added another after just 6 minutes from a penalty kick.

The Brazilian team concluded its scoring festival, one minute before the end of normal time, with a fifth goal from Beatriz.


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