Brazil’s Women’s Team to Win World Cup Opener

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's women's football (soccer) team won their World Cup opening game against South Korea with 2-0 with goals from Formiga and Marta. The FIFA women's World Cup, currently taking place in Canada, started on June 6th and will go until July 5th.

Formiga, with the real name Miraildes Maciel Mota, was elected as the best player of the game. She scored the first goal for Brazil against the South Koreans, making her with 37 years the oldest goal scorer in the history of the women's . . .

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