Football is the most popular sport in the world.The professional footballers are one of the most loved and followed personalities at the planet. Just like male footballers, there are also many female footballers who are excellent in the game.Here is our list of top 10 female footballers in the world.You may want to have a look at 10 most beautiful female footballers!
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The Swedish footballer Lotta Schelin is a member of the Sweden national team and plays as a striker for Olympique Lyon of the Division 1 Féminine while received several nominations and awards for her endless performances and goals. She is compared with her fellow Swede Zlatan Ibrahimović due to her height, strength and offensive technique in football.
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The former captain of the Japan women’s national football team Homare Sawa is Japanese professional soccer player who won gold at FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011 and lead her team to silver medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012. She was cited as FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year for 2011 who currently joined the INAC Kobe Leonessa in the Nadeshiko League Division 1 after playing for Atlanta Beat, NTV Beleza, and Washington Freedom.She announced her retirement last month.
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Toni Duggan is an English footballer who can play as a winger or as a forward, for Manchester City and the England women’s national football team.She is a long shot specialist and can score great goals with volleys.She makes no.7 in our list.
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The two-time Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo is an American soccer goalkeeper who gave professional appearance for the Philadelphia Charge in the Women’s United Soccer Association after playing at the collegiate level. Hope Solo is one of the top female goalkeepers in the world and best female soccer player all around the planet. She has played active role in FIFA women’s world cup 2007 to help the US team to the semifinal. During the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, her exceptional skill was highlighted especially during a quarter-final match against Brazil, in which the U.S. defeated Brazil in penalty kicks. Solo received the Golden Glove award for best goalkeeper as well as the Bronze Ball award for her overall performance at the tournament. She also helped the United States to win gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.
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Abby Wambach has played for the United States women’s national soccer team since 2001. She has awarded two-time Olympic gold medals, and the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year award. Since 2003 she is regular with US national team. Playing as a forward, she currently stands as the highest all-time goal scorer for the national team. She also holds the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players with 178 goals. She has been named as FIFA World Player of the Year, one of the 100 most influential people and best soccer player in the world.
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The Brazilian footballer Marta is one of most popular and best soccer player all over the world who is a member of Brazil national team as a forward. For striking 15 goals she is the one with record scored goals at FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments while also became FIFA World Player of the Year five times throughout her career. Marta is a phenomenal footballer. She has earned ultimate fame due to his excellent skills and speed in football world.
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Carli Lloyd is one of the top-class United States soccer players. She plays as a midfielder in US Women’s national team and for Houston Dash. The two-time Olympic gold medalist has scored winnings goals in the finals of both 2008 and 2012 summer Olympics. She has played active role to collect bronze in the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup and silver at 2011 FIFA women’s world cup.She recently won the FIFA female Ballon D’Or.