1986 - Today


Marta Vieira da Silva (born 19 February 1986), commonly known as Marta ([ˈmaɾtɐ]), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil national team as a forward. With 17 goals, she holds the record for most goals scored at FIFA World Cup tournaments. Moreover, she is the first footballer of either gender to score at five World Cup editions, a feat matched by Christine Sinclair in 2019.Marta is often regarded as the greatest female player of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marta has received more than 90,992 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 873rd most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 91k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Marta ranks 870 out of 13,233Before her are Amadeo Carrizo, Pietro Serantoni, Stefan Effenberg, Anfilogino Guarisi, David Silva, and Minoru Kobata. After her are Mikheil Meskhi, Jorginho, Luis Regueiro, Hennes Weisweiler, Salvador Sadurní, and Julio Pérez.

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Among people born in 1986, Marta ranks 24Before her are Keylor Navas, Hugo Lloris, Irina Shayk, Edin Džeko, Alexander Rybak, and David Silva. After her are Amber Heard, Sebastian Kurz, Hulk, Alexandra Daddario, Keisuke Honda, and Måns Zelmerlöw.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Marta ranks 210 out of 1,296Before her are Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921), José de Alencar (1829), Domingos da Guia (1912), Evaristo de Macedo (1933), Antônio Fagundes (1949), and Anfilogino Guarisi (1905). After her are Jorginho (1964), Rogério Ceni (1973), Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (1803), Maicon Sisenando (1981), Mazinho (1966), and Gustavo Kuerten (1976).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Marta ranks 87Before her are Lúcio (1978), Bauer (1925), Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921), Domingos da Guia (1912), Evaristo de Macedo (1933), and Anfilogino Guarisi (1905). After her are Jorginho (1964), Rogério Ceni (1973), Maicon Sisenando (1981), Filipe Luís (1985), Roberto Firmino (1991), and Everaldo (1944).

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