Brazil kicked off their 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup quest in style after comprehensively beating Debutants Panama 3-0
Ary Borges [appearing for the first time at the Women’s World Cup] was the star of the show at the Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, scoring thrice and providing an assist in a game the South Americans dominated from start to finish
Infact, Panama were quite fortunate that by half time they had only conceded two goals as Brazil were that dominate. The Samba girls surely went ahead after 19 minutes as the Unmarked Ary Borges found the back of the net with a headed effort after Debinha picked her out with a cross.
If Ary Borges goal was a beauty to watch, her subsequent goal celebration was quite unique, breaking down in tears just as her team mates approached her. Her Heroic performance on the day did not end just yet, as she popped up to score hers and Brazil’s second with another similar header.
A third for Brazil came two minutes after the restart courtesy of an effort from Bia Zaneratto – with the star of the day Ary Borges providing the assist. If that wasn’t enough, Ary Borges scored her third after 71 minutes , grabbing a hatt-trick in the process.
In her first FIFA Women’s World Cup appearance, he managed the extraordinary feat. She also only the fourth Brazil player to score an hatt-trick at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was subsequently replaced by another great , Martha four minutes after scoring her 3rd goal.
With the points in the bag, Brazil moved on top of the Group F standing, ahead of France, Jamaica and Panama.