Marta surpasses Klose for World Cup record

first_imgBrazil star Marta set a record on Tuesday as she scored her 17th career Women’s World Cup goal. The goal came from the penalty spot 74 minutes into Tuesday’s group stage clash with Italy, which Brazil ended up winning 1-0 behind the Marta goal. Marta stepped up and smashed her spot-kick into the bottom right-hand corner, giving Brazil a lead they would never relinquish while making a bit of history in the process.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Marta’s 17th goal was enough to lead her past German star Miroslav Klose, who scored 16 goals across four World Cups as a member of the German national team. 17 – Brazil’s Marta is now the outright top scorer in senior Fifa World Cup tournaments with 17 goals, overtaking German men’s player Miroslav Klose. Record. #FIFAWWC #BRA— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 18, 2019The 33-year-old forward, who is the only footballer to score at five different World Cup editions, has scored 112 total goals in 145 appearances for Brazil. Marta scored three times at her first World Cup, the 2003 edition, before firing seven times at the 2007 competition, winning the Golden Shoe and Golden Ball as Brazil fell to Germany in the tournament finale. She then scored four more times in the 2011 World Cup and once at the 2015 edition. With Tuesday’s goal, Marta has scored twice in this year’s tournament, having also scored in a 3-2 loss to Australia in the country’s second group stage match. Marta’s 17th finish puts even more space between her and Birgit Prinz and Abby Wambach on the women’s side, as both scored 14 goals during their international careers. The forward is a six-time FIFA World Player of the Year and has helped lead Brazil to two Olympic silver medals in addition to that 2007 World Cup runners-up spot. With the Brazil win on Tuesday, Marta and co. forced a three-way tie on six points in Group C with Italy, Australia and Brazil all level on points. Despite their loss on Tuesday, Italy tops the group thanks to their +5 goal differential with Australia and Brazil both at +3. Australia sealed second place, though, on goals-scored having fired eight goals compared to Brazil’s six in the group stage. As a result, Brazil’s knockout round opponent has yet to be decided while Australia will face Norway and Italy will face the third-place team from Group A or B.last_img read more

Your Sneak Peek at Las Vegas Downtown Brew Festival 2018

first_img Editors’ Recommendations Pabst Continues Portfolio Expansion With PBR Hard Coffee Smart Practices for Drinking With the Environment in Mind 12 Reasons South Dakota Deserves Your Attention Las Vegas is a favorite haunt for people who like to take risks. When visiting the world-famous casinos, each roll of the dice, pull of the lever, or spin of the roulette wheel can bring the joys of winning or the despairs of losing. Whether the bet is $10 or thousands, you must have a high tolerance for risk to walk onto the gambling room floor.Sure, things in Vegas aren’t usually guaranteed, but beer lovers can experience the closest thing to an assured win by attending the Las Vegas Downtown Brew Festival. The location is away from the glitz of the fabled Las Vegas Strip in the place where Vegas started, the city’s resurgent downtown. The 2018 iteration of the 1-day beer tasting event is the 7th annual celebration and will be held on October 20 this year.The Las Vegas Downtown Brew Festival promises 200-plus craft beers representing more than 60 breweries, a live music stage, food vendors, and VIP upgrade experiences. While the relatively short 5 p.m to 9 p.m. window doesn’t leave as much room for tasting as many all-day festivals, there are early access packages that can grant an extra hour of drinking time (and who wouldn’t want an extra hour of drinking time?). VIP tickets include the bonuses of early entry, indoor restrooms, and covered seating.Las Vegas Downtown Brew Festival/FacebookLocal breweries pouring at the festival include Lovelady Brewing Co., Ellis Island Casino & Brewery, CraftHaus Brewery, and PT’s Brewing Company.  The larger roster features regional breweries like California’s Bootlegger’s Brewery and Utah’s Hop Valley Brewing Co. National brands like Samuel Adams will also be represented.Pricing for the Downtown Brew Festival starts at a very reasonable $35 for general admission. For $10 more, you can purchase early entry; VIP is available at $80 per ticket.While planning your downtown stay for the Brew Festival, make time to experience the rest of what downtown Las Vegas has to offer. There are amazing restaurants —from the whimsical novelties of Donut Bar to the hearty sophistication of Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, there’s an interesting meal designed for every palate. Vegas history buffs can spend time at museums dedicated to the Mafia and the iconic local art form of neon signs. And if you need another drink, there are several good beer bars in Vegas.The 7th annual Las Vegas Downtown Brew Festival will be held on October 20, 2018, from 5 p.m to 9 p.m. PST. Learn more and buy tickets at the official festival website. Deep Sleep: The World’s Most Incredible Underwater Hotel Rooms The Best Steakhouse Whiskey Collections in the United States last_img read more