5. Nicole Banecki
Income: 90,000 USD / season
At No. 5 on our list of the 10 highest earning female soccer players, we have Nicole Banecki. Nicole was born on September 3, 1988 and is now considered one of the greatest female football players of all time. Nicole is currently playing in the Basel Bayer 04 Leverkusen club season.
However, she won the most compliments during her time playing with SC Freiburg women’s club from 2014 to 2017. Nicole Banecki made her first international appearance for the German national team on March 7, 2008 in the match against Finland.
4. Heather Mitts
- Income: 150,000 USD / season
At number 4 on our list of the 10 highest-earning female soccer players, we have Heather Mitts. American football star, Heather Mitts Feeley, has received praise for being one of the best defenders in her heyday.
Heather Mitts has competed professionally in the women’s football tournament in the colors of teams such as Philadelphia Charge, Boston Breakers, Philadelphia Independence and Atlanta Beat. She has had a dream career when she won 3 Olympic gold medals and is also an indispensable member of the US national football team.
3. Abby Wambach
- Income: 200,000 USD / season
At 3rd place in the list of the 10 highest-earning female football players, we have Abby Wambach. She has won 2 Olympic gold medals and is the player who scored the most goals at the Women’s World Cup in 2012. And with those feats, she still holds the position of One of the most famous female soccer players of all time.
Abby Wambach also holds the world record for international goals with a whopping 184 goals. In addition, she also became the first American woman to win the world’s best player award after 10 years at the 2012 FIFA Football Awards.
2. Marta Vieira da Silva
- Country: Brazil
- Income: USD 400,000 / season
At No. 2 on the list of the 10 highest-paid female football players, we have Marta Vieira da Silva. Marta was born on February 19, 1986. She started her playing career as a striker for the Rosengard Club in Sweden from 2014 to 2017.
Like Wambach, Marta is the best striker in the national team history, having scored 92 goals in 95 matches for the Brazilian women’s team. Marta currently holds a record 5 times to win the best female player in the world.
1. Alex Morgan
- Country: America
- Income: 450,000 USD / season
At number 1 on the list of the 10 highest-earning female football players, we have Alex Morgan. Football is one of the most popular sports in the US and Morgan is also one of the most popular female players here. Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco currently plays for Orlando Pride Club and the US national women’s football team as a striker. She won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics and most recently won the US team at the Women World Cup in 2015.