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Marta is widely regarded as the greatest women’s soccer player of all time. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
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Brazilian Soccer Legend Marta Joins Orlando Pride Roster


Brazilian soccer legend Marta is expected to kick off the National Women’s Soccer League home opener Saturday against the Washington Spirit. Marta is the latest big name to join the Orlando Pride. The five-time consecutive FIFA World Player of the Year touched down in Orlando on Thursday from Sweden. She is widely viewed as the greatest women’s soccer player of all time.
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Female U.S. Soccer Team Players Seek Equal Pay


As the Orlando Pride women’s soccer team won their home opener April 23 in front of a record-breaking 23,000 fans, a handmade sign held up near the back of the stadium reminded everyone something was still not settled. “EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL PLAY,” it read. Five U.S. Women’s National Team soccer players – including Orlando Pride forward Alex Morgan – have filed a federal complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, claiming they are paid 4 times less than their male counterparts. Match attendance, TV viewership and team profits are comparable between the men’s and women’s teams—not identical, but not four times less. And while the women’s team has won the FIFA World Cup three times, the men’s team never …
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Intersection

Intersection: Sports In The City Beautiful


As UCF football coach George O’Leary bows out, we look back at his career with the Knights. The Orlando City Lions didn’t make the playoffs — but soccer fans still have a lot to cheer about with a women’s pro team starting in Orlando — and a new stadium under construction. And Orlando Magic fans are hoping the new coach will breathe new life into the franchise. Sports in the City Beautiful- on Intersection!
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