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The football icon Marta has also tested positive for the corona virus. It is not yet known whether she shows Covid-19 symptoms.

The Brazilian soccer player Marta (34) has tested positive for the corona virus. The football association CBF announced this on Saturday and referred to their club Orlando Pride, which had been informed of the test result. It is not yet known whether the national player also shows symptoms. For the upcoming games on November 27th and December 1st against Ecuador, she will not be in the squad.

Marta has already been named world player of the year six times. The 34-year-old is considered by many experts to be the best female footballer of all time. Marta Vieira da Silva, her full real name, played in the Swedish league for many years and has both Brazilian and Swedish citizenship. She has been playing for Orlando in the USA since 2017 and has scored 23 goals in 55 games so far.