Brazil’s most-capped player Formiga is to retire from international obligation later this month.The 43-year-old midfielder is bringing an finish to a profession that included seven World Cups and 7 Olympic Games, the Brazilian Football Confederation confirmed.
Formiga, named Miraildes Maciel Mota earlier than she obtained the nickname which means ant in Portuguese, has performed 233 matches for Brazil and her remaining sport can be a pleasant towards India on November 25 in Manaus.After making her Brazil debut as a 17-year-old on the 1995 World Cup, Formiga went on to play at each Olympic event since ladies’s football made its debut on the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Formiga is Brazil’s most-capped player having starred at seven World Cups and 7 Olympic Games
Formiga, who at the moment performs for Sao Paulo, wrote her identify into the file books as the primary ladies’s player to take part in seven Olympic Games in Tokyo in July.
Formiga was a part of the Brazil crew that misplaced to Germany within the 2007 World Cup remaining. She received silver on the 2004 Athens Olympics and once more at Beijing in 2008.
Her final World Cup look was on the 2019 version, the place Brazil misplaced to hosts France within the spherical of 16.