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FIFA Women's World Cup

Brazil-Norway: Quotes

Marta of Brazil celebrates her first goal
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“We simply didn’t have the speed that is required. It was impossible (to stop Marta). We did everything we could but we were punished for not being as fast as we could have been,” Norway coach Eli Landsem

“Any of our (quarter-final) opponents will be difficult. We have to focus on ourselves and seek to overcome any of our own difficulties. Thank god Marta is Brazilian. Thank god she is part of our squad. She is down to earth and humble and yet she is a genius,” *Brazil coach Kleiton Lima *

“We are pleased to qualify for the next stage. We have a long to go but we will keep up our hard work. Our aim is to get to the final and be crowned champions,” Brazil forward Marta