Brazil great Marta to stay on national soccer team
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil great Marta will remain on the national soccer team despite growing player discontent after the firing of coach Emily Lima.
The five-time FIFA player of the year said Thursday night she will not follow the actions of teammates Cristiane, Fran and Rosana.
Cristiane to move to Chinese club Changchun Zhuoyue in June
BEIJING (AP) — Brazil forward Cristiane is heading to China, the latest big-name player to move to the country as it tries to increase its profile in world soccer.
Changchun Dazhong Zhuoyue general manager Liu You says the 31-year-old Cristiane will join the northeastern Chinese club from Paris Saint-Germain on June 30. He says terms of the deal are confidential.