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Most Shining Football Stars in Women’s World Cup of All Time

Women’s World Cup 2011 has ended leaving happiness, satisfaction and also pity. Let’s review the most shining stars in Women’s World Cup of all time including Marta, Birgit Prinz, Abby Wambach and so on.



Like many Brazilian soccer players, Marta Vieira da Silva is only known by one name, Marta. 25-year-old Marta is a Brazilian female football forward playing for the Western New York Flash of Women’s Professional Soccer. She is also a member of the Brazil women’s national football team. She is also frequently referred to as “Pele’s Cousin,” and has won the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010) award.




Marta is the most famous women’s soccer player around the world


Birgit Prinz

Because of being a football player having amazing run of five consecutive FIFA Player of the Year awards from 2003 to 2005 and her intensely strong kick, Birgit Prinz actually becomes one of the game’s most prolific strikers and the FIFA Women’s World Cup all-time leading scorer with 14 goals.

Birgit Prinz is amongst the world’s best strikers


Kelly Smith

As an English footballforward and a member of the England women’s national football team, Smith currently plays for Boston Breakers of Women’s Professional Soccer. Her 43 goals in international play are more striking than any other female English footballer in history so that she is suitable to be presented in this list of most outstanding stars in the history of Women’s World Cup.

Kelly Smith may be the greatest female soccer player in England’s history



Being a Brazilian association football player named the world’s best forward as Marta, Cristiane currently plays for Santos of Copa do Brasil on loan from Women’s Professional Soccer side Chicago Red Stars. She is the goal scoring machine finishing third in the FIFA Player of the Year award race twice in her career.




Cristiane is the Scottie Pippen to Marta’s Jordan


Rosie White

Renowned for New Zealand’s young hope, Rosie White becomes all-time top scorer scoring seven goals in her last 15


Mana Iwabuchi

The 18-year-old Japanese forward is likely to be the next worldwide superstar in women’s soccer. Only four international appearances, Mana Iwabuchi already marks her career with two goals


Alexandra Popp

One of the brightest young talents in German women’s football is Alexandra Popp who won the Golden boot, the German Cup, the UEFA Cup and the Under-17 European Championship. The 20-year-old Alexandra Popp was named the most valuable player at 2011 Under-20 World Cup.

Not only being the brightest young talents in German women’s football but Alexandra Popp is also the brightest star in Women’s World Cup


Lotta Schelin

22 international goals in 57 appearances is achievement Lotta Schelin gained by using her size, speed, and power. It is true to say that Lotta Schelin is a powerful and efficient scorer


Yoreli Rincón

As a 18-year-old midfielder, Yoreli Rincón is quite young but also talented


Abby Wambach

The brightest star in American soccer, scoring the gold medal winning goal in the 2004 Olympics and the third most international goals in American women’s soccer history with 118 of them is Abby Wambach


Abby Wambach 100th Goal Tribute Video


Related links:

Football Stars’ Absence from World Cup 2010

Japan Wins 2011 Women’sWorld Cup: Victory Moments in Pictures

Football stars to brighten at 2010 World Cup

John Stevens is an Internet marketer and freelance photographer. He likes collecting photographs of celebrities, posting breaking news and writing articles to comment on outstanding events in the field of entertainment.

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