Photo Gallery 'Pele in a Skirt'

Brazil's Marta is regarded as one of the most talented women to ever play soccer. During the upcoming Women's World Cup, she will bear the hope and pride of her booming country. But the modesty of her everyday life testifies to the massive gender divide in professional sports.
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Foto: dapd
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Foto: Alessandro Della Bella/ picture alliance / dpa