Female Football Players

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Mia Hamm
(American Former Professional Soccer Player and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Mia Hamm
8
Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Selma, Alabama, United States
 2 
Marta
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Marta
7
Birthdate: February 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Abby Wambach
(American Retired Soccer Player and Coach)
Abby Wambach
19
Birthdate: June 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States

Retired soccer player Abby Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She is a FIFA Women's World Cup champion as well and a six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award. She retired in 2015 and was listed in that year’s Time 100 list as one of the most influential people in the world.

 4 
Alex Morgan
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Alex Morgan
31
Birthdate: July 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Dimas, California, United States

Alex Morgan is an American soccer player who helped her national team win the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cups. Thanks to her popularity, Morgan has appeared in several magazines and TV shows. Her numerous endorsement deals have made her one of the highest-paid American sportswomen. In 2019, she was named in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list.

 5 
Kelly Smith
(Football player)
Kelly Smith
4
Birthdate: October 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watford, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Alex Scott
(English Sports Presenter and Former Professional Football Right-Back)
Alex Scott
9
Birthdate: October 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

Alex Scott is an English TV presenter and former professional football player. Apart from playing for popular clubs like Arsenal and Birmingham City, Scott also represented the women's national football team. She also played for Great Britain at the London Olympics. In 2019, she was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.

 7 
Hope Solo
(Football Goalkeeper)
Hope Solo
8
Birthdate: July 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richland, Washington, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Ali Krieger
(American Soccer Player Who Played as Defender)
Ali Krieger
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dumfries, Virginia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Carli Lloyd
(Former American Professional Soccer Player and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Carli Lloyd
7
Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delran, New Jersey, United States
 10 
Megan Rapinoe
(American Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Megan Rapinoe
12
Birthdate: July 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redding, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Kelley O'Hara
(American Soccer Player Who Plays as a Defender and Two-Time FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion)
Kelley O'Hara
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Sam Kerr
(Australian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Sam Kerr
3
Birthdate: September 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fremantle, Australia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Alisha Lehmann
(Swiss Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Alisha Lehmann
5
Birthdate: January 21, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tägertschi, Switzerland

Known for her stint with the WSA club Aston Villa, Swiss footballer Alisha Lehmann was always openly lesbian and even gearing up for a wedding with her Swiss teammate Ramona Bachmann. She later stunned her fans with an Instagram post, confirming her relationship with Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz.

 14 
Vivianne Miedema
(One of the World's Greatest Football Strikers)
Vivianne Miedema
9
Birthdate: July 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hoogeveen, Netherlands

Dutch footballer Vivianne Miedema is a forward for Arsenal Women FC. She is regarded as one of the world’s greatest strikers and has also had a successful stint with Bayern Munich, winning the Bundesliga twice with them. She was named the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year in 2021.

 15 
Briana Scurry
(American Retired Soccer Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach of the Washington Spirit)
Briana Scurry
6
Birthdate: September 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Kristine Lilly
(American Retired Football Player)
Kristine Lilly
6
Birthdate: July 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 17 
Michelle Akers
(Former soccer player of all time who led the gold medal-winning US national team at the 1996 Olympics)
Michelle Akers
2
Birthdate: February 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Clara, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Ellyse Perry
(Australian Sportswoman Who Has Represented Her Country in Cricket and Football)
Ellyse Perry
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wahroonga, Australia
Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both cricket and soccer. She became the youngest Australian sportsperson to play international cricket and the first to appear in both the FIFA and ICC World Cups. She later drifted to cricket and set records for the highest Test score by an Australian female.
 19 
Lieke Martens
(Dutch Football Winger/Midfielder)
Lieke Martens
5
Birthdate: December 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergen, Netherlands

Dutch footballer Lieke Martens plays as a winger/midfielder for the French club Paris Saint-Germain Féminine. She was 5 when she began training in football. She has won the 2020-21 UEFA Women's Champions League with Barcelona and was part of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup runner-up Dutch squad.

 20 
Christine Sinclair
(Canadian Soccer Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Christine Sinclair
2
Birthdate: June 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burnaby, Canada

Christine Sinclair is a Canadian soccer player who plays for the Canadian national team as a forward. She is currently captaining the national team and the NWSL club Portland Thorns FC. In the 2020 Olympics, Sinclair helped her team win the gold medal. She was also part of the team that won bronze medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics

 21 
Nadia Nadim
(One of the Greatest Afghan Footballers of All Time)
Nadia Nadim
6
Birthdate: January 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Alexia Putellas
(Football player)
Alexia Putellas
2
Birthdate: February 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mollet del Vallès, Catalonia, Spain
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Julie Ertz
(Football Player)
Julie Ertz
4
Birthdate: April 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mesa, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Ashlyn Harris
(American Soccer Player)
Ashlyn Harris
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Jordyn Huitema
(Canadian Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Jordyn Huitema
1
Birthdate: May 8, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Daniëlle van de Donk
(Dutch Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Daniëlle van de Donk
4
Birthdate: August 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Danielle van de Donk is a Dutch football player who plays for the Netherlands women's national football team. She played a major role in her team's gold medal finish at the UEFA European Women's Championship in 2017. In 2019, Danielle van de Donk helped her team win the runner-up trophy at the FIFA Women's World Cup.

 27 
Christen Press
(Football Player)
Christen Press
2
Birthdate: December 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Nadine Angerer
(Football player)
Nadine Angerer
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lohr a. Main, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
Homare Sawa
(Japanese Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward / a Midfielder)
Homare Sawa
2
Birthdate: September 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 30 
Pernille Harder
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Pernille Harder
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ikast, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Birgit Prinz
(Football player - Striker)
Birgit Prinz
3
Birthdate: October 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Sarina Wiegman
(Dutch Football Manager and Former Player)
Sarina Wiegman
4
Birthdate: October 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 33 
Kosovare Asllani
(Swedish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker or an Attacking Midfielder)
Kosovare Asllani
5
Birthdate: July 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kristianstad, Sweden
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 34 
Lily Parr
(English Professional Women’s Association Football Player Who Played as a Winger)
Lily Parr
2
Birthdate: April 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St Helens, Lancashire, England
Died: May 24, 1978
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 35 
Kealia Ohai
(American Soccer Player Who Plays as a Forward/Midfielder)
Kealia Ohai
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Draper, Utah, United States
 36 
Maya Le Tissier
(Footballer Defender)
Maya Le Tissier
2
Birthdate: April 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guernsey
 37 
Tayla Harris
(Australian Rules Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Tayla Harris
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Sun Wen
(Chinese Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Sun Wen
2
Birthdate: April 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 39 
Allie Long
(American Soccer Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Allie Long
2
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Northport, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 40 
Sydney Leroux
(Canadian Professional Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Sydney Leroux
0
Birthdate: May 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 41 
Joy Fawcett
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Played as Defender)
Joy Fawcett
1
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 42 
Amandine Henry
(Football Player)
Amandine Henry
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lille, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Hege Riise
(Football Coach)
Hege Riise
2
Birthdate: July 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lørenskog, Norway

Norwegian former midfielder Hege Riise scripted history when she became one of the 3 women in the world to win the Olympics, the European Championship, and the World Cup. Post-retirement, she has coached the British women’s football team and the Norwegian U-19 team. Interestingly, she played with a boys’ team till 14.

 44 
Shawna Gordon
(Retired American Soccer Player Who Played as A Midfielder)
Shawna Gordon
0
Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fontana, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Pia Sundhage
(Swedish Football Manager and Former Professional Player)
Pia Sundhage
5
Birthdate: February 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ulricehamn, Sweden
 46 
Abbey Holmes
(Australian Former Rules Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Abbey Holmes
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Victor Harbor, South Australia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Ada Hegerberg
(Norwegian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Ada Hegerberg
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Molde, Norway

Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg became the top women’s club goal-scorer in UEFA history in 2019. She was part of the silver-winning Norwegian team at the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship. The Ballon d'Or Féminin winner has also been a 5-time UEFA Women's Champions League champion with Lyon.

 48 
Ramona Bachmann
(Swiss Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Ramona Bachmann
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malters, Switzerland
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 49 
Wendie Renard
(Association football player)
Wendie Renard
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schœlcher, Martinique
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Sissi
(Brazilian Footballer and Coach Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Sissi
1
Birthdate: June 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Esplanada, Bahia, Brazil
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)