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The Brazilian soccer GOAT opened scoring in Tokyo to become the first player to score at 5 Olympic Games

Summary List PlacementNearly 20 years after her international debut, women's soccer's greatest of all time is still doing what she does best: Scoring goals. Superstar Marta opened scoring across the entire women's soccer tournament at the Tokyo Olympics in Brazil's 5-0 rout of China on Wednesday. The 35-year-old striker buried a loose ball into the back of the net in the ninth minute of the contest to put her side on the board. With the first-half strike, Marta became the only player — man or woman — to score a goal in five Olympic Games. #Soccer : BUT! La grande...

Marta celebrates a goal in Tokyo.

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Nearly 20 years after her international debut, women’s soccer’s greatest of all time is still doing what she does best: Scoring goals.

Superstar Marta opened scoring across the entire women’s soccer tournament at the Tokyo Olympics in Brazil’s 5-0 rout of China on Wednesday. The 35-year-old striker buried a loose ball into the back of the net in the ninth minute of the contest to put her side on the board.

With the first-half strike, Marta became the only player — man or woman — to score a goal in five Olympic Games.

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Brazil’s all-time leading scorer — and the record holder across gender for most goals in World Cup history — furthered the distance between herself and other Brazilian scorers with her 111th career goal — and her second of the match — 65 minutes later.

Marta spun her body towards the goal and used one touch to squeeze a left-footed rocket between the keeper and the near post.

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Marta and Brazil are sitting pretty atop Group F, but they’ll face a tougher opponent in just a few day’s time.

Brazil is set to take on the Netherlands — the runners-up in the 2019 World Cup and the fourth-ranked team in the world — on Saturday at 7 a.m. ET. 

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