Referring to women’s football, there will be a lot of people who know the name Marta. The Brazilian player has never won the Women’s World Cup championship but only won the runner-up in 2007. However, Marta is still considered the legend of this tournament when there were 15 goals after four championships projections from 2007-2015.
2007 was also the peak of Marta when she scored 7 goals to put Brazil in the final but lost to Germany 0-2. Marta had five times to win the title of FIFA’s best female player of the year, as well as Messi or Ronaldo of male football. At the age of 32, Marta will still join the Brazilian women to attend the 2019 Women’s World Cup finals in France next year. After 133 matches for Brazilian women, this 10-year-old striker has had 110 goals, making the professional male players admire.
Birgit Prinz (German)
This is a notorious striker of German women in her period from 1994-2001. Prinz has 214 appearances for German women, scoring 128 goals. Compared to Brazil’s Marta, Prinz only has more than two times, but World Championships in 2003 and 2007. This striker has also won five Women’s Euro titles and three times won the Women’s Champions League. In terms of individual titles, Prinz has also been honored three times as FIFA’s Best Female Player of the Year and 8 consecutive times as the Best German Female Player of the Year. Prinz had 14 goals in the Women’s World Cup after 5 entries.
Abby Wambach (American)
Compared to Marta and Prinz, Wambach also has a terrific hunting instinct when there are 184 goals after 256 appearances for America. After the 2015 World Championship, the striker decided to retire. Wambach has had 14 goals after four World Cup games, along with two World Championships. Wambach is considered the sports symbol of America for many years. In 2012 the striker received the title of FIFA’s Best Female Player of the Year.