Brazil striker Marta penned another memorable chapter in her incredible career as she became the record goalscorer at the World Cup finals.

The six-time world player of the year struck her 17th World Cup finals goal to give Brazil a 1-0 win over Italy in Group C and a place in the last 16 in France.

The 33-year-old - a veteran of six World Cup finals - scored from the penalty spot in the 77th minute after a foul on Debinha.

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The Brazil legend’s nerveless, second-half spot-kick saw her become the all-time leading scorer at men’s or women’s World Cups, surpassing retired Germany striker Miroslav Klose.

Victory also secured Brazil’s place in the knockout stages, even they finished third in Group C behind Italy and Australia, who beat Jamaica 4-1 in the night’s other game.