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NWSL's Orlando Pride sign Brazilian star Marta

  • FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Marta, left, leaps over Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl as she attempts a shot on goal during a group E match of the women's Olympic football tournament at the Rio Olympic Stadium in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game’s biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official on Friday, April 7, 2017.  (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

    FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Marta, left, leaps over Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl as she attempts a shot on goal during a group E match of the women's Olympic football tournament at the Rio Olympic Stadium in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game’s biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official on Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Marta, right, shoots as Australia's Katrina Gorry tries to block during a quarterfinal match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Australia at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game’s biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official on Friday, April 7, 2017.  (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)

    FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Marta, right, shoots as Australia's Katrina Gorry tries to block during a quarterfinal match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Australia at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game’s biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official on Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)  (The Associated Press)

The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Marta to a multi-year deal.

The deal for one of the game's biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official Friday.

Known by just her first name, Marta Vieira da Silva has scored 106 goals in 109 international appearances with the Brazilian national team. She has the most Women's World Cup goals with 15. She has 10 Olympic goals, tying her for third on the career list with former U.S. star Abby Wambach.