Three months after Brazil’s early elimination from the Women’s World Cup, Marta expressed her frustration at the team’s poor performance after being eliminated from the first stage. The No. 10 shirt was not spared criticism from the team’s former Swedish coach, Pia Sundhage.
The team is playing its first match with new coach Arthur Elias
Marta regrets that she played so little in her last World Cup. She came on in the second half against Panama and France, started in the 0–0 draw against Jamaica, which marked Brazil’s elimination, and ended up being substituted in the final minutes. In addition to the short time, the No. 10 shirt complains about not playing in the position he expected.
-I played a little, and the little I played I didn’t play in the position she always said she would take me to. There was no honesty in some things. I would like it to be used, put on the field, the way I always played – she said in an interview with reporter Andre Galindo, in Montreal, site of Saturday’s friendly match against Canada.
– The World Cup was very disappointing, I imagined that I could have experienced it differently – added the Brazilian star.
The match is on Saturday at 3:30 pm (Brasilia time). With sports broadcasting and live streaming on GE, It marks the first appearance of Arthur Elias in charge of the women’s team.
After a period of training in Granja Kumari in September and training this week in Canada, Marta is confident that there has been a positive change in the team.
He (Arthur Elias) is very direct and clear in his thoughts. “And there’s this boldness that I love, which I think is something we’ve ended up losing in recent years, this Brazilian creativity of having more freedom,” he commented.
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