Marta Vieira da Silva, born in 1986, is considered the No. 1 legend of women’s football in the world. She is mentioned with many different nicknames such as soccer queen, Pele wearing a skirt, the best player in the world, etc.
The football player is well known for excellent ball handling skills, observation, dribbling, and score goals. Marta is the owner of the FIFA World Player of the Year award for 5 consecutive times in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. She also won the Golden Ball at the 2004 World U19 Women’s Football Championship. In addition, she and the Brazilian team won a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Games. Marta currently holds the record for the most goals scored at the World Cup with 15 goals, surpassing the previous record of Birgit Prinz with 14 goals.
Mia Hamm (USA)
Born in 1972, Mia Hamm is considered a legendary symbol of American women football. Mia Hamm is the inspiration for the grass dream of so many girls around the world, who bring gender equality in football. With 158 goals in 275 matches for the national team, Mia Hamm is honored by American men as the greatest striker of all time in the United States.
Mia Hamm has twice become the best female player in the world (2001 and 2002) and was chosen by the football king Pele as one of the 125 greatest players in the world of all time. Mia Hamm officially retired and gave up her glorious career in 2004.
Michelle Akers (USA)
Michelle Akers was born in 1966, she is one of the best female football players of American football. In the 1991 season, Akers set a record when he scored 39 goals in 26 games. Akers was also the top striker in the 1991 Women’s World Cup with 10 goals.