The world football village not only recognizes outstanding male players, but this king of sport also honors outstanding female players.
Here, we will introduce to you the top 2 greatest female players of all time in the history of world football.
1. Marta (Brazil)
Marta Vieira da Silva was born in 1986, is considered the No.1 legend of the world women’s football village. She is mentioned with many different nicknames such as football queen, “Pele wears a skirt”, “the best player in the world”…
Known for excellent ball-handling skills, ability to observe, dribble, and scored. Marta is the owner of FIFA player of the year 5 times in a row in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
She also won the Golden Ball at the U19 Women’s World Cup in 2004. She and the Brazil team won the Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008. Marta currently holds the record for most World Cup goals with 15 goals, surpassing Birgit Prinz’s previous record of 14 scores.
2. Mia Hamm (USA)
Mia Hamm was born in 1972, she is considered a legend, a symbol of American football. Mia Hamm is the inspiration for the dream of many girls around the world who bring gender equality in football. With 158 goals in 275 appearances for the national team, Mia Hamm is hailed by American men as the greatest striker of all time in the United States.
American football fans in the US and around the world know Mia Hamm for their aggressive style, not afraid of disputes. Her appearance is always a danger to any defense and goalkeeper of any team.
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 suspended her shoes and closed her illustrious career in 2004.