The players who passed Grupo Milenio ‘without pain or glory’

The players who passed Grupo Milenio 'without pain or glory'

The 2023 Women’s World Cup has been full of surprises, some very emotional and some that have left fans with a bitter-sweet taste, such as the early exit of Germany, one of the favorites or -conversely-, seeing Linda Cacedo shine . Young striker from Colombia who is aiming big.

However, many female football fans did not hide their sadness to see the departure of iconic players such as Christine Sinclair (Canada), Marta Vieira da Silva (Brazil) and Megan Rapinoe (United States), Who said goodbye by doing the last dance with their respective teams.

However, his farewell didn’t go as expected as he wanted to do it in front of the fans in a big way, but He made a premature exit from the World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

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Christine Sinclair

The Canadian was the first to say goodbye to the highest stage of women’s soccer His team was barely the second team to be knocked out of the 2023 World Cup So his time at the fair was not as pioneering as he would have liked.

Martha Vieira da Silva

Marta is one of the greatest references in women’s football in the world, as she was a pioneer in the sport and one of the first players to shine internationally. However, despite the personal records he holds throughout his career, he has failed to win the World Cup and the 2023 edition was no exception.

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Marta played in her sixth World Cup And despite holding the record for top scorer at the World Cup, she was eliminated in the group stage with Brazil.

In the last edition of the World Cup, The United States won and retained the championship, where one of the key pieces was Megan Rapinoe. However, although they tried to repeat the feat, they could not achieve the same result in 2023, as they were eliminated on penalties against Sweden.

Significantly, before the start of the World Cup. Megan Rapinoe announced her retirement from professional soccer At the end of the season in professional American football, making Australia–New Zealand their ‘last dance’.

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Said sendoff added additional pain, as Megan Rapinoe missed a penalty that could have been decisive for the United States advancing to the next round.


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