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Hall of Famer Hortencia crowned #FIBAWWC GOAT in Fan Vote
TENERIFE (FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018) - Fans have chosen Brazilian legend as the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Greatest of All Time, aka GOAT.
Inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame during 2007 (see main image), she was the only member among the star-laden list of contenders, to have this honor on her resume.
Marcari was the runaway winner in the poll as she collected more than 85% of the votes from fans, with Australia legend Lauren Jackson the next highest in the voting.
#tbt Essa foi a seleção de ouro no mundial da Austrália em 1994. Zhenga Haixia - Katrina Mclain - Janeth Arcain - Eu - Teresa Edwards #hortencianobasquete #basquetefeminino #seleçãodeouro 🏀🏀🏀🏀 pic.twitter.com/QOhX4pkh48— Hortencia (@Hortencia) September 13, 2018
Helping her country to the top step of the podium in 1994 was the standout accomplishment, with Marcari pouring in a stellar 27.6 points per game – including 32 points in the famous 100-107 win against USA to book a ticket to the Finals.
Everyone was impressed with her eye-bulging record, having top scored at an incredible four different editions (1973, 1983, 1990 and 1994), competing in five editions in total.
The love for Marcari was clear on social media, with a deluge of fans all confirming they had voted for the iconic Brazilian.