- FIFA Women’s World Cup will be played in France from June 7 to July 7 this year.
- Formiga has not been able to become a World Cup champion despite having played 6 times
- The Women’s Football World Cup was played first in 1991, since then it has had seven seasons
Rio de Janeiro Brazil’s 41-year-old midfielder, Formiga, is set to make the record of being the first footballer (male or female) to play seven World Cups. FIFA Women’s World Cup will be played in France this year from June 7 to July 7. Brazilian team will also participate in this. On Thursday night Brazilian Football Confederation announced the Brazilian team. It also includes the name of Formiga!
Despite having played 6 World Cup’s, Formiga has not been able to become World Cup champion.
In 2007, she had the chance to play the final, but Germany won the World Cup title by defeating Brazil 2-0. This is also the best performance of the Brazilian team in the women’s World Cup.
Formiga is currently topped with Japan’s Homara Sawa in terms of playing football football World Cup. Sawa also played a key role in making his team World Cup champion in 2011.
Talking about men, only 3 footballers have played 5 World Cups so far. These are Mexico’s Rafael Marquez and Antonio Carbazal and Germany’s Lothar Mathews. Lothar also made Germany a World Cup winner in his captaincy.
If Formiga plays in France, she will also become the oldest female footballer to play in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Apart from Formiga in the Brazilian team, there are some other well-known faces including Marta.