The Top Of Their Game: The Top 10 Women Football Players Past and Present
For decades, soccer has been a male-dominated sport with little attention on the female footballers and football leagues in the past. While men have always shown great power and agility in the game, women have also proven they’re nothing short of competitive and highly talented, here’s a look at the best online sports books to place wagers. Below is a brief look at ten of the most popular women who’ve played the beautiful game, past and present.
1. Alex Morgan
Currently playing for the Orlando Pride, and recently returned from a stint with Tottenham Hotspurs, Alex Morgan is reportedly among the richest female footballers in the world. The talented forward for the US women’s national team launched her career in 2011 as a draft for the Western New York Flash.
2. Hope Solo
A two-time Olympic medallist, Hope Solo is arguably one of the world’s top goalkeepers. The University of Washington graduate currently holds the U.S. record for most career clean sheets.
3. Abby Wambach
Abby Wambach is among the best footballers globally for female soccer enthusiasts. Wambach has won two Olympic gold medals, and she also a three-time all-American footballer from playing college soccer. Abby has played for the Magicjack, Western New York Flash, and the Washington Freedom. take a look at the best online sportsbooks to place wagers
4. Marta da Silva
Currently playing as an Orlando Pride forward, Marta da Silva is undoubtedly among the most talented female footballers from Brazil. Marta took the Golden Boot and the Golden Ball in 2007 before moving to Tyreso FF, where she scored 24 goals from 2012 to 2014.
5. Lucy Bronze
From working in a bar to pay for her studies to becoming among the best female players globally, the story of Lucy Bronze is inspirational. Lucy won FIFA’s player of the year award last December, making her the first defender to ever claim the prestigious accolade in both the men and women division.
6. Vivianne Miedema
Vivianne Miedema is a talented Dutch footballer currently playing as the forward for the Netherlands national team and Arsenal women’s team. The ex-Bayern Munich player is among the best female strikers of modern times, also being an all-time best scorer in the FA Women’s Super League.
7. Wendie Renard
A French female footballer, Wendie Renard, is currently playing for Olympique Lyonnais and the French National Team. Wendie is among the most decorated female players in modern football and an excellent goal-scoring defender. Even better, she has recorded seven European cups and 14 French League titles.
8. Amandine Henry
Another French female footballer, Amandine Chantal Henry, is a defensive midfielder for the French national team besides his club career with Olympique Lyonnais. The 31-year-old made her debut in her senior career in 2009 after playing at the youth international level. Even better, she has been the captain of her national team since 2017 and arguably the squad’s best midfielder.
9. Pernille Harder
Pernille Harder is a Chelsea forward and among the best female footballers in the Danish national team. Last September, Harder became the most expensive female football player after transferring to Chelsea from Wolfsburg.
10. Dzsenifer Marozsán
A German female footballer playing her club career at Olympic Lyonnais, Dzsenifer Marozsan led her national team to win a gold medal during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Marozsan has played 100 games for the German side, with her last game being during the UEFA Women Euro 2021 qualifiers held in September 2020.
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