Claiming ownership of the beautiful game

September 19, 2007
By Andrea Canales
Power, grace and creative play are the hallmarks of Brazilian soccer. Perhaps this year more than any other, the women's team from Brazil can finally lay claim to that country's impressive soccer heritage.

It's not simply that Brazil has the superlative talent that is Marta. It's also that the squad comprises an impressive collection of players that would be stars on any other roster that didn't have a Marta. As such, Marta's supporting cast works as a perfect complement to her skills. ...

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