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The greatest female football players in the world (Part 2)

Abby Wambach (USA)

Wambach was born in 1980 in Rochester, New York, USA, who has twice won the Olympic gold medal and won the women’s football world championship. She played for the US team starting in 2001 and holds the record as the football player (both men and women) with the most number of goals in American football history with 184 goals.

The female striker won the award for Best Female Player in 2012. She was named in the list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015 voted by Time. Wambach officially retired after the match against China on December 16, 2015.

Homare Sawa (Japan)

Sawa was born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan, and she is considered a legend of the female Japanese shadow. Sawa won the Ballon d’Or and the Golden Boot in 2011 after joining Japan to win their first women’s World Cup.

Christine Sinclair (Canada)

Christine Sinclair was born in 1983 as a Canadian striker, captain of the Canadian national women’s team. She spent over 15 years with the national team. At the age of 33, Christine Sinclair overcame Wambach with a record 162 goals in 230 games.

Christine Sinclair was born in 1983 as a Canadian striker

Nadine Angerer (Germany)

Nadine Angerer was born in 1978 as a German football goalkeeper. She is reminded by many people and remembered for her amazing ball blocking.

Nadine Angerer started her football career at ASV Hofstetten as a striker. She was discovered to be a talented goalkeeper when she happened to be replacing an injured main keeper when she entered the youth league.

The female goalkeeper has won the World Cup with Germany twice (2003, 2007) and 5 times the European championships (1997, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013). In 2014, she won the FIFA Golden Ball for Women. She became the first female goalkeeper to win the award.

The greatest female football players in the world (Part 1)

The world football village not only recognizes excellent male players, but this sport also honors excellent female players. Here, we will introduce to you the Top 10 greatest female players of all time in world football history.

Marta (Brazil)

Marta Vieira da Silva was born in 1986, considered the No. 1 legend of the women’s football world. She is mentioned with many different nicknames such as the queen of football, Pele in skirts, the best player in the world…

Marta Vieira da Silva is considered the No. 1 legend of the women’s football world

Known for her excellent ball-handling skills, the ability to observe, dribble, and score. Marta was the owner of FIFA’s Player of the Year award five times in a row in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. She also won the Golden Ball award at the 2004 World U19 Women’s Football Championship.

She and the Brazilian team won the Silver Medal at 2004, 2008 Summer Olympics. Marta currently holds the record for most goals scored at the World Cup with 15 goals, surpassing Birgit Prinz’s previous record with 14 tables.

Michelle Akers (USA)

Michelle Akers was born in 1966, she is one of the best female football players in American football. Akers is also the top scorer in the 1991 Women’s World Cup with 10 goals, including 1 match Akers scored 5 goals.

In 1996, Akers and the US team attended the Summer Olympics, held in Atlanta, Georgia, and won a gold medal. In 1999, the US team won the Cup, and Akers was elected to the squad of the tournament.

Akers officially retired in 2000. After retiring, Akers continued to participate in football development and writing. In 2002, Akers was voted by FIFA as the best female player of the century. In 2004, Akers and Mia Hamm were two female players selected by Pele in the list of 125 best surviving players.

Birgit Prinz (Germany)

Birgit Prinz, born in 1977, is considered a monument of German women’s football. She made her debut for Germany in 1994 (she was 16 at the time) in a match against Canada.

After 18 years of playing, Birgit Prinz played for the German team 214 games, scoring 128 goals and helping the country to win 2 world championships in 2003, 2007, and 5 European championships (1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009). Birgit Prinz is the female player with the most number of goals in the history of the German women’s football team. She was voted FIFA’s Best Female Player of the World in 2003, 2004, and 2005.

Top 7 light sports that are suitable for women to practice (Part 2)

5. Jogging

This is a slow running sport that many people choose to practice. Not only women but men also choose this sport to exercise their bodies, form a habit of jogging early in the morning or returning in the afternoon.

There have been many studies showing that moderate-intensity jogging helps improve cardiovascular health, improve body health effectively. Besides, for those who want to burn calories in the body to lose weight, reduce blood fat, this is also a good way.

6. Figure skating

If you are interested in 7 gentle sports for women, then figure skating is one of them. A sport that doesn’t require you to be too active as a man but requires dexterity. Figure skating movements need to be aligned to create a perfect unity. This subject requires girls to practice slowly to reach a higher level over time.

7. Table tennis

Choosing a light sport that does not have to be much contention like basketball or football, table tennis is also very popular. Table tennis not only helps you to increase your health when exercising but also helps to strengthen your brain when you have to constantly study the posture to defeat the opponent.

Practicing with table tennis helps women increase reflexes and observation

Besides, the eyes that need to constantly observe to see the opponent’s moves are also a way to help you develop your agility. 

Some notes when practicing sports

To get the most out of sports, you need to keep in mind a few important things. It is full preparation necessary to support the practice process.

Learn and choose suitable sportswear for each different sport.

Make a meal plan suitable for your exercise needs to gain or lose weight.

Only practice sports with a moderate amount of time and often, not too much exercise can cause loss of energy.

Select a suitable time to practice sports such as an early morning or late afternoon.

Besides choosing the right outfit, you should also choose the necessary sports accessories to help you practice more effectively.

Conclusions

Above are 7 light sports for women that you can refer to choosing a suitable subject to practice.

Top 7 light sports that are suitable for women to practice (Part 1)

Exercise makes your body healthier and thinks more positively. Which sports are women suitable to improve physique and health? You can join Ivyfever to refer to 7 light sports for women as follows. Thus, it is easier to choose for yourself a suitable subject to practice.

If you are still wondering what sports to choose for women to practice, then check out some of the following subjects.

1. Yoga

A suitable subject for the majority of women is yoga. Not only that but applying this gentle movement is also suitable for the elderly or those who want to calm down. Yoga sisters can get back in shape and be supple.

The trainee’s spirit also positively changes a lot, helping you to reduce stress and stress in life. Practicing Yoga helps women to have a supple and healthy physique.

2. Dancing

A sport suitable for women that both improve health and make the body more active is dance. Slow – fast rhythms get your body to let go of all the pressure to blend into the music. This is also an effective way to help burn calories. So women wishing to lose weight and keep in shape can refer to this subject.

3. Cycling

One of the 7 most popular women’s lightweight sports is cycling. Simply moving to give your body more flexibility, improve your health, and help you to be more extroverted. Some studies also show that cycling and reaching the desired distance helps to produce a hormone that makes you happier and more comfortable, which is used to reduce stress and stress.

4. Step-Aerobic

This is a sport that combines aerobic dance and podium dance. With this subject, women applying regular exercise can effectively burn excess calories in the body.

Depending on the pace of the exercise, the height of the podium increases the difficulty. Thereby you need to constantly move to keep up with the rhythm. This is an effective method to help women successfully lose weight back in shape.

Iga Swiatedk won the championship in the Roland Garros 2020

19-year-old Polish player Iga Swiatek defeated Sofia Kenin (USA) in the Roland Garros 2020 final held on October 10 to win the championship.

In 2018, Iga Swiatek won the French Open Women’s Doubles Championship with Caty McNally and the young women’s singles championship at Wimbledon 2018.

Not as highly regarded as rival Kenin (seed number 4), Iga Swiatek (ranked 54 in the world) was a better player when he soon won a break to lead 3 – 0 in set 1. The defending champion The US Open quickly regained its form to tie 3 – 3 in the 6th game.

Iga Swiatek defeated Sofia Kenin

The two players struggled with each other for another break, but their stellar performance helped Swiatek finish the set with a 6-4 victory.

Entering set 2, Kenin dropped quickly to allow the opponent to win quickly 6 – 1, closing the final victory 2 – 0. Defeating Kenin in the final, Swiatek has crowned the champion perfectly sometimes without losing a single set during the way to the throne.

At the age of 19, Iga became the youngest female tennis player in the past 19 years to reach the Roland Garros final and crown the championship.

Iga Swiatek hasn’t won a title at the WTA or Grand Slam level yet, but she won the championship in her first professional tournament she attended in Stockholm in 2016. The player then took the throne at the Youth Fed Cup. also in 2016.

In 2018, Iga Swiatek won the French Open Women’s Doubles Championship with Caty McNally and the young women’s singles championship at Wimbledon 2018. At Roland Garros 2020, Iga Swiatek has shown remarkable progress when crowned with convincing.

Iga Swiatek goes down in history and ends the fairy tale of Nadia Podoroska

Now, no one doubts that Iga has enough strength to conquer the 2020 French Open. Because she has just lost 23 games since the beginning of the tournament, has never lost a set, and has never lost more than 5 games per match.

At Roland Garros 2020, Iga Swiatek has shown remarkable progress

In particular, Iga also progressed to the semi-finals. The daughter of a former Polish rowing player at the Olympics is showing a lot stronger than the 54th in the world. As for Kenin, the 21-year-old American girl will join Iga to create the first Roland Garros final since 2008 with both players under the age of 21.

Being Australian Open champion, has Naomi Osaka dynasty begun? (Part 2)

Entering the new season as the world’s fourth-ranked player, the Japanese girl went straight to the Australian Open final and then won the championship. Naomi Osaka has only had exactly 3 titles in her career. H these are all prestigious championships that many other players want.

On January 28, 2019, Naomi Osaka officially became the number 1 female tennis player in the world. At the age of 21 and 104 days, she became the youngest female tennis player to reach the position for the first time since Caroline Wozniacki made it in 2010 at the age of 20 and 92 days. Osaka is also the first player in Japan and Asia to hold the number 1 position in the world.

Japanese humility and mettle

Naomi was born in Japan and raised in the US to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. She and her sister Mari have been acquainted with tennis since childhood. Her father, Mr. Leonard Francois was inspired by Richard Williams. He is the father of Serena and Venus, who taught his daughters to play tennis even though he had no background in the sport.

An active player, Osaka has worked hard to improve the mental side, along with the problems of expertise. Coach Sascha Bajin, who once led Serena Williams, appreciated the Japanese tennis player’s persistence.

The 21-year-old’s on-field dynamism is offset by a practical charm that has helped her win sympathy from fans around the world.

While many of her colleagues approach tennis with a belligerent attitude, Osaka has left fans and media happy and humorous when speaking on television. She affirms her love for video games or Japanese food.

More than four months ago, Osaka was stripped of perhaps the happiest moment in her career. Her victory was partially ruined by the fact that Serena had a word with the referee. But there were no boos on Saturday night in Melbourne as Osaka got a tough victory over Petra Kvitova.

Osaka’s eyes filled with tears once again during her victory speech. However, this time, it was fun. This was contrary to the emotions she showed at the US Open when the crowd supported Serena.

There is still a long way to go, and Naomi needs to continue to strive to prove her talent. In early March, she will be tasked with defending the championship at Indian Wells, furthermore, the major trophies and especially the Olympic gold medal to be held in her hometown of Tokyo in 2020.

Being Australian Open champion, has Naomi Osaka dynasty begun? (Part 1)

Naomi Osaka has had two consecutive Grand Slam titles along with being number 1 in the world. The 21-year-old Japanese player is gradually asserting her position in the tennis industry female world.

On January 26 at Melbourne Park, Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova created the most exciting and dramatic Grand Slam final in recent years. After more than 2 hours of playing, the Japanese player won 7-6 (2), 5-7, and 6-4 to enjoy the joy of winning at the Australian Open for the first time.

By surpassing the eighth seed Kvitova, who won the Wimbledon two times and owned 26 titles in her career, Osaka rose to number 1 in the world when the rankings were announced on January 28.

Naomi Osaka as the pride of Japanese sports

Five years ago, a 16-year-old girl who was ranked 406 in the world made a big shock by beating former 2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur. Experts began to pay attention to her by her toned physique along with the service speed up to nearly 200 km/h.

However, the Japanese player began to show signs of slowing down for about 2 years. She was only around in the top 100 of the world. She did not show her talent early as Serena Williams or Maria Sharapova used to do. However, Naomi Osaka has started to make progress since her first major hit at the 2017 Australian Open.

A year later, Naomi surprised everyone when she took the throne at Indian Wells. She had an easy victory over Daria Kasatkina (Russia). On the way to the final, the 20-year-old at that time overcame Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Karolina Pliskova, and world number 1 player Simona Halep.

That seemed to be the prerequisite step for the Japanese player. She made a historic mark at the US Open later that year. She overthrew idol Serena Williams to lift the championship trophy at Flushing Meadows. The female tennis player became the first Japanese player to do so at a Grand Slam.

Naomi’s victory was recognized by the whole country of Japan. Almost a month later, the 20-year-old girl returned to her hometown to participate in the Pan Pacific tournament. Although it was only runner-up, Osaka still received a special welcome from fans in Tokyo.

Osaka made the most money on women’s tennis last year

Naomi Osaka broke the record for a one-year income of female tennis players, earning $ 37.4 million in the past 12 months.

Osaka is ranked 29th on the list of the most profitable athletes in the past 12 months, published by Forbes on May 23. The player with two Haitian – Japanese blood makes 1.4 million USD more than Serena Williams, thereby usurping the highest income of her senior WTA.

Serena, who made the most money in the previous four years, ranked 33rd on the latest Forbes list. This is the first time female tennis has two representatives in the top 100.

The figure of 37.4 million USD in the fiscal year also helped Osaka break Maria Sharapova’s old record in 2015 (29.7 million USD). This amount could be greater if a pandemic does not occur. The pandemic has paralyzed tennis around the world for more than two months.

Osaka became the new monetization symbol of women’s tennis

Osaka earned 14.5 million USD in bonuses from the beginning of his career. Nearly half of them, Japanese players earn in 2019. Despite a decline in brakes after the 2019 Australian Open championship, Osaka still attracts many sponsors.

Osaka is a Japanese national. However, she changed it to the United States at the age of three and has a passport there. A 22-year-old tennis player is sponsored by 15 brands, including many famous brands worldwide. Success in terms of making money. However, the player is only ranked 10th on the WTA scoreboard.

Naomi Osaka broke the personal income record of senior Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka has just been recognized by Forbes magazine as the highest-paid female tennis player in the world in 2019. This surpassed Serena Williams for $ 37.4 million earned in 12 months.

According to Forbes, the income of 22-year-old Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has exceeded $ 1.4 million compared to the income of Serena Williams, who owns 23 Grand Slams. Osaka currently has sponsorship contracts with 15 brands, including famous global brands such as Nike, Nissan Motors, Shiseido, or Yonex.

The most famous female MMA boxers in the world

At the MMA arena seemed to be only for muscular men, many female fists with hot beauty also reaped the success and famous all over the world.

Gina Carano

Gina Carano was born in 1982, is an MMA fighter, model, actor in the US. She started her martial arts career while studying Muay Thai and holds a record of 7 wins, 1 loss at MMA, and was honored as a feminist symbol at this mixed martial arts arena. In 2016, Carano appeared on the big screen in the movie Deadpool.

Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson was born in 1986 with two Thai and American blood, dubbed the hybrid rose of UFC. Waterson has proven her talent in Muay Thai, karate, wushu, and now pursues her MMA career. She had her first professional match in early 2007 and won the Atomweight Championship.

Rachel Wray

Rachel Wray was a familiar face in the Kansas City Chiefs Club cheerleading team of American professional rugby village. Later, she invaded the martial arts world of MMA and jiu-jitsu, known for her characteristic blonde hair and sexy, sexy body.

Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant is a young female boxer when she was only 24 years old, the famous hot girl of UFC. Although she was expected to become the second Ronda Rousey, VanZant did not keep up her style and married her fellow martial artist MMA Austin Vanderford, many worried that she would withdraw from MMA.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey is an American female martial artist, a former judo athlete, and actress, and currently participating in professional wrestling shows WWE Raw. Rousey captured the affection of the American people as the nation’s first female athlete to win a judo medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her career record is winning 12 victories. consecutive at MMA.

Anastasia Yankova

Anastasia Yankova is a famous female top fighter in Russia. Her idol as a child was Chinese martial arts star Bruce Lee – the motivation to help her track all Asian action movies and decide to learn karate. In 2011, Yankova made a big splash when she achieved high results in the Muay Thai tournament in Russia.

Naomi Osaka set a record as the highest-paid female tennis player in history

With an income of $ 37.4 million last season, Naomi Osaka has surpassed the record of “Russian Doll” Maria Sharapova to become the highest-paid female athlete in a season in history.

Osaka became the highest-paid female athlete in history

According to a Forbes report, the 22-year-old Japanese tennis player Osaka has earned $ 37.4 million from bonuses and advertising and sponsorship contracts in the past 12 months, $ 1.4 million higher than the number. money that sister Serena Williams earned.

With that number, Osaka set a record for the amount of money a female athlete has earned in a year. ‘Russian doll’ Maria Sharapova previously held this record when she earned $ 29.7 million in 2015.

Osaka made huge money from last season

Osaka also ranked 29th among the top 100 highest-income athletes in 2020. Along with Serena Williams, who earned $ 36 million, Osaka became the only 2 female athletes in the top 100. This is also For the first time since 2016, this list has 2 female athletes.

The 10th-ranked WTA player became famous after defeating Serena Williams himself in the controversial 2018 US Open final, a match overshadowed by overreaction on the pitch. and before Osaka won its second consecutive Grand Slam in the Australian Open in early 2019.

Osaka’s first Grand Slam title in the US Open 2018

Osaka’s form dropped significantly after her victory in Melbourne when she failed to reach the quarterfinals in any tournament. However, the amount of money she earned continued to rise. Naomi Osaka currently has 15 sponsors, including major brands such as Nike, Nissan Motor, Shiseido, and Yonex.

Forbes statistics are based on bonuses, salaries, advertising contracts, and performance competitions over one year (from 1-6 years before 1-6 years later).

Forbes list clearly shows the dominance of the athletes in felt. Only two athletes who did not compete in the top 15 tennis were Indian badminton player PV Sindhu and Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn.