The Brazilian women’s team will face India on Thursday, 10pm (GMT), in the Arena da Amazonia, to open the international women’s soccer tournament, which also features teams from Venezuela and Chile.
The departure will be a special moment. After 233 matches, including seven Olympics and seven world championships, defensive midfielder Formiga, 43, is officially bidding farewell to the Brazilian women’s team. The living legend of women’s football, the player received messages from some personalities, such as King Pele, Queen Marta, Megan Rapinoe, captain Cafu, Marquinhos, goalkeeper Allison and his former teammate Cissy. See messages below
Marta, who was called up to participate in the international women’s football tournament, but was unable to make it to that first match, highlighted in the video that she was pleased to talk about Formiga and highlighted the importance of the player to women’s football.
So Formiga never skipped a step. If there is anyone who actually knows the entire trajectory of women’s football even today, it is Formiga. He is an example of perseverance and dedication. Age dedicated to sports. The most popular sport in the world. And so I see it. One of the most loved people in the world. We can only be thankful that we had the opportunity to share scope and focus. To be with us all this time. And if women’s football is on a completely different level than it was in the beginning, then Formiga has a lot of that, having made it happen. So thank you for. This is your shirt and I will keep it very carefully. Thanks for everything, you are awesome. Mega, I love you! ”
Marta, the Brazilian national team striker
Pele also insisted that a message be sent to Formiga. paying off!
CBF prepared a special video for The last day of Formiga training, where the player customizes the CT, fireworks and flowers. Check out the video below
Formiga officially says goodbye to the Brazilian team in Manaus
International Women’s Football Championship
Brazil and India will broadcast the Sportv live broadcast on Thursday. Departure on Monday of today. Before that, at 19:00 (GMT), Chile and Venezuela face each other in the opening match of the double round at the Arena da Amazonia.
ge.globo also tracks the match in real time. Click here and check it out.
Check out the detailed schedule below with Brasilia timetables
November 25 (Thursday)
- Chile x Venezuela – 7 pm
- Brazil x India – 22 hours
- India x Chile – 6 pm.
- Brazil x Venezuela – 9 pm
- Venezuela x India – 18 hours
- Brazil x Chile – 9 pm
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