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Top Goalscorers in FIFA Women’s World Cup

Brazilian footballer Marta Vieira da Silva holds the record of top goalscorer in FIFA Women’s World Cup. She’s been representing Brazil in football world cup since 2003 and till date she has scored 17 goals in the competition which is most by any female footballer in the gala event.

Marta leading goal-scorer at FIFA women's world cup
Marta is the leading goal-scorer at FIFA women’s world cup

Germany’s Birgit Prinz is at the second place in the list of leading goal scorers in world cup history with 14 goals in the bag from 24 games. United States’ Abby Wambach shares the 2nd spot with Prinz as she also scored 14 goals for USA between 2003 and 2015.

Let’s have a look at the list of top goalscorers in FIFA Women’s world cup with at least 10 goals in the purse.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Leading Goalscorers

PLAYER TEAM GOALS MATCHES TOURNAMENTS
Marta Brazil 17 19 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019
Birgit Prinz Germany 14 24 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011
Abby Wambach USA 14 25 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
Michelle Akers USA 12 13 1991, 1995, 1999
Cristiane Brazil 11 20 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019
Sun Wen China 11 20 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Bettina Wiegmann Germany 11 22 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Ann Kristin Aarones Norway 10 11 1995, 1999
Heidi Mohr Germany 10 12 1991, 1995
Carli Lloyd USA 10 20 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019

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