Basketball is the third most popular sport in Brazil and the national basketball team won the Basketball World Championship twice. They have also been second place twice and third place twice as well. The team has also won three Olympic bronze medals and a total of nine medals at the FIBA Americas Championship. The most famous male basketball player in the country is Oscar Schmidt with Hortencia Marcari as the most renowned for the women. Similar to volleyball , there are also two major leagues which are the Liga de Basquete Feminino for females and the Novo Basquete Brasil for males.