Top ten players you will want keep your eyes on in Women’s World Cup.
The biggest sporting event of 2019 is the Women’s World Cup, which kicked off last week. So in this chapter, let’s turn our attention from hottest men to those great and beautiful women in this tournament.
1 Sole Jaimes (Argentina)
Career Highlight: Scoring five goals in the 2018 Copa América Femenina
2 Sam Kerr (Australia)
Career Highlight: Selected as the team captain for the Australian national team after becoming the all-time best scorer in the National Women’s Soccer League.
3 Wang Shuang (China)
Career Highlight: In 2018, she became the first Chinese player to score a goal in the UEFA Women’s Champions League.
4 Fran Kirby (England)
Career Highlight: In 2018, she won the Professional Footballers’ Association Women’s Player of the Year and the inaugural Football Writers’ Women’s Footballer of the Year awards.
5 Cecilia Salvai (Italy)
Career Highlight: Along with her teammates, Salvai’s goal-scoring helped get Italy’s team to their first World Cup since 1999.
6 Rosie White (New Zealand)
Career Highlight: Back in 2008, White scored back-to-back World Cup hat tricks: the first against Colombia in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and a second against Chile in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup two weeks later.
7 Megan Rapinoe (United States)
Career Highlight: At the 2012 London Olympics, she became the first player ever to score an “Olympic goal” (a goal direct from a corner kick) at the Olympic Games.
8 Lucy Bronze (England)
Career Highlight: She won the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year award twice in 2014 and again in 2017. In 2018 was named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year.
9 Lieke Martens (Netherlands)
Career Highlight: She was named The Best FIFA Women’s Player in 2017 and Player of the Tournament in UEFA Women’s Euro 2017
10 Alex Morgan
Age : 30
Position : Forward
Career Highlight : Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA Women’s World Cup champion.