10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Association football, which is also called soccer or just football, is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a sport of great adrenaline rush, of excitement and physical power. Because of the association of this sport with strength, it is mostly considered a “macho” sport : only boys seem to be accepted to play this sport. But, women have proven that they are nothing less when it comes to this sport. Over the years, they have played some excellent football for the world to see and enjoy, and have shown that they are no less than men when it comes to this sport.

Like in case of men’s soccer, in the women’s counterpart too has seen some of the best performances in the World Cup tournament. The 2015 World Cup is to start in June, and it is expected that some of the top performances will be seen in the tournament. Let’s take a look at the 10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

10. Homare Sawa

10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
10 Best Female Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Homare Sawa who plays in the women’s national soccer team of Japan, is inducted in the tenth position in our list of 10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Born on September 6, 1978, in Tokyo, Japan, Sawa started her senior career as a soccer player in the year 1991, and put up some excellent performances for her team. She place in the position of an attacking midfielder and was the captain of the Japanese women’s soccer team which became the first runner-up in the 2011 FIFA World Cup. She was named the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year. She has earned herself a record 186 caps in her international career and has 81 goals, which is another record for Japanese soccer players.

9. Anouk Hoogendijk

Anouk Hoogendijk
10 Best Footballers to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Anouk Anna Hoogendijk, who plays in the women’s national soccer team of the Netherlands, is inducted in the ninth position in our list of 10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Born on May 6, 1985, in Woerden, Netherlands, Hoogendijk started her senior career as a soccer player in 2004, after a short youth career. She gave some excellent performances. She is currently associated with Ajax. She She plays as the centre back on the team, though she is also known to operate as a defence midfielder. She joined the national team in 2004, and became known for her contributions while playing defence for her teams.

8. Lotta Schelin

lotta schelin
10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

Charlotta Eva Schelin, who plays in the women’s national soccer team of the Netherlands, is inducted in the ninth position in our list of 10 Best Female Soccer Players to Watch in 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Born on May 6, 1985, in Woerden, , Schelin started her youth career as a soccer player in 1997. She gave some excellent performances and started her senior career in 2001. She plays as the striker on the team, though she is also known to operate as a winger. She joined the national team in the year 2004. She is noted for her incredible height, strength and offensive technique, and she is often compared to Swedish male soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimović. She is the younger sister and former teammate, Camilla Schelin, whom she calls her role model.

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  • jess

    That’s a cool list but you only forgot the best player of all. Marta from Brazil. She was named FIFA World Player of the Year five consecutive times between 2006 and 2010. She was a member of the Brazilian national teams that won the silver medal at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She was also awarded the Golden Ball (MVP) at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship. In the 2007 Women’s World Cup, she won both the Golden Ball award as the best player and the Golden Boot award as the top scorer. She also tops the all–time Women’s World Cup goalscorer list with fifteen goals.