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FIFA Female World Player of The Year Marta signs with the Los Angeles Sol for three years

Posted by iamhannah on January 13, 2009

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Marta who has one the FIFA World Female Player of the Year award for the last three years signed for the LA Sol on Monday afternoon. Marta who plays for the Brazilian National team and formally of Swedish side Umea IK, joins Shannon Boxx, Aly Wagner, Stephanie Cox who star for the US National team.

“I am extremely excited to be joining the Los Angeles Sol,” Marta said. “Knowing that WPS is going to be the most competitive league in the world made my decision easy.  I am going to Los Angeles to win as many titles as possible and achieve all the remaining goals in my professional life.”

While playing for Umea IK Marta scored 111 goals in 103 games. She will no doubt be one to watch in the upcoming WPS season.

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