NWSL free agency tracker: Legendary Marta re-signs with Orlando Pride through 2024

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Six-time FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Marta and Orlando Pride have agreed a two-year contract, the club announced on Wednesday. The contract will run until 2024 and the allocation money was used in the new deal. The 2023 NWSL season will be Marta’s seventh with the club after joining the Pride in 2017. The 36-year-old Brazil international missed the 2022 season after injuring his ACL in March.

“I’ve been very happy during my time here in Orlando and I’m excited to continue being a part of Pride for the next two years,” Marta said in a club statement.

“The club and the community have become my family here in the States, so it makes me smile to know that I will continue to be a part of that. I’m very excited about the future we’re building for the Pride and I can’t wait to get back on the field next year, to play alongside my teammates and fight for a championship for our fans.”

Marta’s contract status and free agency eligibility made her one of the biggest names and targets on the market. The long-serving Pride forward also earned her green card in 2021 and no longer needs an international spot on the Pride’s roster. He has made 84 appearances, tallied 14 assists and scored a team-high 27 goals – seven of them game-winners.

Here’s a look at all the eligible free agents this offseason, where they’ve signed, and those whose status is still up in the air:

Player

Signed with

Old team

Barnes, Lauren

TBD

OL Reign

Barnhart, Nicole

TBD

Washington Spirit

Bowen, Katie

City of Melbourne

North Carolina Courage

Brooks, Amber

Washington Spirit

Washington Spirit

Colaprico, Danielle

San Diego Wave FC (two-year deal)

Chicago Red Stars

Daniels, Jaelene

TBD

North Carolina Courage

De Oliveira, Debora

TBDm

North Carolina Courage

DiBernardo, Vanessa

Kansas City Current (two-year deal)

Chicago Red Stars

Donyak, Mackenzie

San Diego Wave FC (selection extended)

San Diego Wave FC

Dougherty Howard, Megan

TBD

Orlando Pride

Eddy, Elizabeth

TBD

Houston Dash

Edmonds, Kristen

NJ/NY Gotham FC (two-year deal)

Kansas City Stream

Ertz, Julie

TBD

Angel City FC

Farquharson, Cali

TBD

Houston Dash

Freeman, Maddy

NJ/NY Gotham FC (two-year deal)

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Gautrat, Morgan

Kansas City Stream

(two year agreement)

Chicago Red Stars

Heath, Tobin

TBD

OL Reign

Hill, Rachel

San Diego Wave FC (two-year deal)

Chicago Red Stars

Huster, Tori

Washington Spirit

Washington Spirit

Johnson, Estelle

North Carolina Courage

(two year agreement)

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Johnson, Caitlin

TBD

San Diego Wave FC

Matthews, Cheyna

TBD

Racing Louisville FC

Nagasato, Yuki

Chicago Red Stars (two-year deal)

Chicago Red Stars

O’Hara, Kelley

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Washington Spirit

Onumonu, Ifeoma

NJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year deal)

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Sullivan, Denise

TBD

North Carolina Courage

Pressley, Tony

TBD

Orlando Pride

Rapinoe, Megan

TBD

OL Reign

Ratcliffe, Brittany

TBD

North Carolina Courage

Richardson, Domi

TBD

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Rowland, Katelyn

TBD

North Carolina Courage

Schmidt, Sophie

Houston Dash (two-year deal)

Houston Dash

Scott, Desiree

TBD

Kansas City Stream

Sinclair, Christine

Portland Thorns FC (one year deal)

Portland Thorns FC

Smith, Taylor

NJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year deal)

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Smith, Abby

NJ/NY Gotham FC (three-year deal)

Portland Thorns FC

Solaun, Havana

TBD

North Carolina Courage

Speck, Meredith

North Carolina Courage (two-year deal)

North Carolina Courage

Spencer, Jasmine

Angel City (three-year contract)

Angel City FC

Stanton, Nicole

TBD

OL Reign

Taylor, Jody

TBD

San Diego Wave FC

Tymrak, Erika

Orlando Pride
(two year agreement)

Orlando Pride

Vasconcelos, Michele

TBD

Portland Thorns FC

Vieira Da Silva, Marta

Orlando Pride (two-year deal)

Orlando Pride

Watt, Kealia

TBD

Chicago Red Stars

Wright, Arin

Chicago Red Stars (two-year deal)

Chicago Red Stars

Zerboni, McCall

TBD

NJ/NY Gotham FC

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