Some call it soccer while others address it as association football. Whatever the name is, football is the most loved and they looked upon game the world has today. This amazing sport is not only famous among the men, but women as well. With a large fan-following of the game, a lot of female sportsperson have started pursuing the same as their career.
Thus, the scope of football extends not only to men, but women too. Needless to mention, footballers are the most loved personality today. Every sports-freak loves them and look upto them as an inspiration. This growing passion among the sports-oriented girls has urged the zeal of this game more and therefore a number of female footballers are gaining huge popularity today. Contributing their piece in the loyalty and elegance of this fine game, here are the top ten current best female soccer players of the world.
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Top 10 Current Best Female Soccer Players in the World
10 Nadine Angerer
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Nadine Angerer is the skipper of the German National Women Soccer Team. She is amazing as to her skills and is considered as one of the best female soccer goal-keepers the world has today. She has also been named as the FIFA World Player of the Year in the year 2014. She is very active and creates hurdles for her competitors that are hard to tackle. She plays in the NWSL for Portland Thorns currently. She is the first female goal-keeper to be awarded by such an honor of FIFA.
9 Lotta Schelin
She is one of the most active female footballers of the world. She is quick and sharp. Lotta Schelin has been a fine striker in the women national team of Sweden since the year 2004. She has represented her country very well in a number of tournaments.
She is blessed with amazing strength and energy. She is tall and is often compared with Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic, her fellow. She has got an offensive technique in the game of football.
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8 Homare Sava
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Homare Sava is the captain of the Japanese Women’s National Football team and has been ranked at No. 8 in the top ten best current women footballers of the world. Because of her fine abilities and hold on her team, she led them towards the FIFA women’s World Cup where her team was awarded in a gold medal in the year 2011 as well as with a silver medal in the year 2012 of their performance in the Summer Olympics.
As of now, she is playing well in the Nadeshiko League Division No. 1 for INAC Kobe Leonessa.
7 Sydney Leroux
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Sydney Leroux is the seventh best current female footballers of the world and is considered as one of the best and the best strikers in the current female football. She began her international football career for Canada and performed well while playing for the U-19 national team of Canada.
In the year 2008, she shifted her interest from Canada to the US and played for the US women’s national in the under-19 football team. She was then elected to the senior team of the US in the year 2012. She has also been a part of the winner team of 2012 Summer Olympics.
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6 Carli LLoyd
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She is one of the best soccer players in the United States of America. She is an amazing midfielder and plays as the same in the US Women’s national team as well as for Houston Dash. Carli Lloyd is a two-time Olympic gold medalist who has score winning goals in both the finals of the year 2008 and 2012 of the Summer Olympics. Because of her, her team has also become successful in collecting a bronze medal in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in the year 2007 as well as a silver meda in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
5 Hope Solo
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Hope Solo is an American football goalkeeper and has been a gold-medalist twice in the Olympics. She is considered as one of the best goal-keepers the world has today. She has been goalkeeping in her team for more than a decade now. Because of her hard-work and skills, her team was successful to reach to the semifinals of the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
She has also been awarded by a Golden Glove award as the best goalkeeper and also with a Bronze Ball award as a result of her overall performance in the tournament. She is amazingly fast and has helped her team to win the gold medals at the Summer Olypics in the year 2008 and 2012.
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4 Dzsenifer Marozsán
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She is one young and a dynamic German footballer who plays for FFC Frankfurt. She is also the youngest player to be playing in the Bundeslega at a very young age of 14 years and 7 months. She is also considered as the youngest goal scorer of Bundeslega. She made her debut in the year 2010 for the German National Team and today she has become an important part of the German Women Football Team. She plays as a midfielder in the team and has been ranked at No. 4 on this list.
3 Abby Wambach
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Abby Wambach has been the winner of the US Soccer Athlete of the Year for six times now. She has been playing in the team of the United States since the year 2001. Apart from receiving a lot of appreciation for her skills, she has also been awarded with the Olympic gold medals twice along with being awarded the the FIFA World Player of the Year in the year 2012.
She plays as a forward in her team and as holds the record of the highest all-time goal scorer for hern national team. She also owns the world record of the international goals with a total of 178 goals.
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Marta is one of the finest footballers that the world has today. This Brazilian female footballer is a member of the national football team of Brazil. Apart from this, she also plays for the FC Rosengard of the Swedish Damallsvenskan.
She plays as a forward in her team and is undoubtedly a phenomenal player. She has been named as the player of the year in the FIFA World Cup for five consecutive times. She was awarded with both the Golden Boot as well as the Golden Ball award in the year 2007 in the Women’s World Cup. She is one of the most watchable player of the female football today.
1 Alex Morgan
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Alex Morgan is a gold medalist and an exceptional female footballer who plays for the American female soccer. She is one of the most famous female footballers of the world.
She has also been declared as the hottest female footballer by many websites. She plays as a forward for the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League. She is the lone American to score 20 goals as well as to gather 20 assists in the very same calendar year. She has been named as the Athlete of the Year in the US Soccer team and was also a finalist of the FIFA World Player of the Year.