List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

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This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments. 17 Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

FIFA Womens World Cup Association football competition for womens national teams

The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China. The tournament's current format, national teams vie for 23 slots in a three-year qualification phase. The host nation's team is automatically entered as the 24th slot. The tournament proper, alternatively called the World Cup Finals, is contested at venues within the host nation(s) over a period of about one month.

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Overall top goalscorers

Players with at least 8 goals at the FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments
RankPlayerTeamGoals scoredMatches playedGoal averageTournaments
1 Marta Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 17200.852003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019
2 Birgit Prinz Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 14240.581995, 1999, 2003, 2007, (2011)
Abby Wambach Flag of the United States.svg  United States 14250.562003, 2007, 2011, 2015
4 Michelle Akers Flag of the United States.svg  United States 12130.921991, (1995), 1999
5 Sun Wen Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 11200.551991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Cristiane Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 11210.52(2003), 2007, 2011, (2015), 2019
Bettina Wiegmann Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 11220.501991, 1995, 1999, 2003
8 Ann Kristin Aarønes Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 10110.901995, 1999
Heidi Mohr Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 10120.831991, 1995
Christine Sinclair Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 10210.482003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019
Carli Lloyd Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10250.40(2007), 2011, 2015, 2019
12 Linda Medalen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 9170.531991, 1995, 1999
Megan Rapinoe Flag of the United States.svg  United States 9170.532011, 2015, 2019
Alex Morgan Flag of the United States.svg  United States 9180.502011, 2015, 2019
Hege Riise Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 9220.411991, 1995, 1999, (2003)
16 Célia Šašić Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8110.732011, 2015
Marianne Pettersen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 8150.531995, 1999, 2003
Liu Ailing Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 8160.501991, 1995, 1999
Kerstin Garefrekes Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8160.502003, 2007, 2011
Mia Hamm Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8230.351991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Homare Sawa Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 8240.33(1995), (1999), 2003, (2007), 2011, (2015)
Kristine Lilly Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8300.27(1991), 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007

Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina

PlayerGoals 2003 2007 2019
Florencia Bonsegundo 11
Yanina Gaitán 11
Milagros Menéndez 11
Eva González 11
Own goals 11
Total5113
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia

PlayerGoals 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Lisa De Vanna 7412
Kyah Simon 523
Sam Kerr 55
Heather Garriock 321
Julie Murray 22
Cheryl Salisbury 211
Lisa Casagrande 11
Lauren Colthorpe 11
Kelly Golebiowski 11
Sunni Hughes 11
Angela Iannotta 11
Leena Khamis 11
Collette McCallum 11
Ellyse Perry 11
Caitlin Foord 11
Chloe Logarzo 11
Elise Kellond-Knight 11
Emily van Egmond 11
Sarah Walsh 11
Own goals 11
Total383339659
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Marta 1737412
Cristiane 11524
Sissi 77
Kátia 624
Pretinha 5131
Rosana 312
Cidinha 22
Daniela 211
Formiga 211
Roseli 22
Andressa Alves 11
Elane 11
Érika 11
Thaisa 11
Maycon 11
Nenê 11
Raquel 11
Renata 11
Own goals 11
Total651316917947
Own goals scored for opponents
Daiane Rodrigues Brazilian association football player

Daiane Menezes Rodrigues, or simply Daiane, and sometimes known as Bagé, is a Brazilian footballer. She currently plays as a defender and right winger for Brazil's Botucatu FC and the Brazilian national team.

2011 FIFA Womens World Cup 2011 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup competition, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It was held from 26 June to 17 July 2011 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in October 2007. Japan won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 draw after extra time and became the first Asian team to win a senior FIFA World Cup.

Monica Hickmann Alves Brazilian association football player

Monica Hickmann Alves, commonly known as Mônica, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Corinthians and the Brazil national team. She participated in the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cups and the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon

PlayerGoals 2015 2019
Gaëlle Enganamouit 33
Gabrielle Onguéné 321
Ajara Nchout 312
Madeleine Ngono Mani 22
Christine Manie 11
Total1293
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

PlayerGoals 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Christine Sinclair 1033121
Charmaine Hooper 422
Silvana Burtini 321
Christine Latham 33
Geri Donnelly 22
Kara Lang 22
Josée Bélanger 11
Candace Chapman 11
Martina Franko 11
Ashley Lawrence 11
Sophie Schmidt 11
Kadeisha Buchanan 11
Nichelle Prince 11
Jessie Fleming 11
Helen Stoumbos 11
Melissa Tancredi 11
Total3453107144

Flag of Chile.svg  Chile

PlayerGoals 2019
María José Urrutia 11
Own goals 11
Total22

Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2015 2019
Sun Wen 111271
Liu Ailing 8413
Jin Yan 33
Shi Guihong 33
Wei Haiying 312
Bai Jie 22
Li Jie 22
Sun Qingmei 211
Wang Lisi 22
Wang Shanshan 22
Zhang Ouying 22
Zhou Yang 211
Bi Yan 11
Fan Yunjie 11
Liu Ying 11
Ma Li 11
Pu Wei 11
Song Xiaoli 11
Wang Liping 11
Wu Weiying 11
Li Ying 11
Xie Caixia 11
Zhao Lihong 11
Total531011193541

Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei

PlayerGoals 1991
Chou Tai-ying 11
Lin Mei-chun 11
Total22

Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia

PlayerGoals 2011 2015
Lady Andrade 22
Daniela Montoya 11
Catalina Usme 11
Total404

Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica

PlayerGoals 2015
Melissa Herrera 11
Raquel Rodríguez 11
Karla Villalobos 11
Total33

Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2007
Helle Jensen 321
Gitte Krøgh 33
Susan Mackensie 22
Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 211
Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 22
Christina Bonde 11
Christina Hansen 11
Janni Johansen 11
Lisbet Kolding 11
Hanne Nissen 11
Katrine Pedersen 11
Annette Thychosen 11
Total197714

Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador

PlayerGoals 2015
Angie Ponce 11
Total11
Own goals scored for opponents

Angie Ponce is an Ecuadorian semi-professional footballer. She was part of the Ecuadorian squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Ponce holds the record for being the first, and only, player to have scored two own goals in a Women's World Cup match. In the 2015 World Cup, she scored two own goals in a single game against Switzerland in their Group C match on 12 June. However, in the same game, she scored a penalty which was the first ever Women's World Cup goal for Ecuador.

2015 FIFA Womens World Cup 2015 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament. The tournament was hosted by Canada for the first time and by a North American country for the third time. Matches were played in six cities across Canada in five time zones. The tournament began on 6 June 2015, and finished with the final on 5 July 2015 with a United States victory over Japan.

Flag of England.svg  England

PlayerGoals 1995 2007 2011 2015 2019
Ellen White 716
Fara Williams 5113
Kelly Smith 44
Jill Scott 4121
Lucy Bronze 321
Karen Carney 22
Gillian Coultard 22
Karen Farley 22
Jodie Taylor 211
Steph Houghton 211
Fran Kirby 211
Jessica Clarke 11
Vicky Exley 11
Marieanne Spacey 11
Nikita Parris 11
Alex Greenwood 11
Karen Walker 11
Rachel Yankey 11
Own goals 11
Total436861013
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg  Equatorial Guinea

PlayerGoals 2011
Genoveva Añonma 22
Total22

Flag of France.svg  France

PlayerGoals 2003 2011 2015 2019
Marie-Laure Delie 523
Eugénie Le Sommer 532
Wendie Renard 44
Élodie Thomis 321
Amandine Henry 312
Marinette Pichon 22
Gaëtane Thiney 22
Valérie Gauvin 22
Camille Abily 11
Sonia Bompastor 11
Élise Bussaglia 11
Laura Georges 11
Louisa Nécib 11
Own goals 11
Total322101010
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Germany.svg  Germany

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Birgit Prinz 141175
Bettina Wiegmann 113332
Heidi Mohr 1073
Kerstin Garefrekes 8422
Célia Šašić 826
Maren Meinert 624
Inka Grings 532
Renate Lingor 514
Anja Mittag 55
Sara Däbritz 523
Sandra Smisek 413
Melanie Behringer 321
Simone Laudehr 3111
Martina Müller 321
Alexandra Popp 312
Sandra Minnert 22
Silvia Neid 211
Lena Petermann 22
Melanie Leupolz 211
Lina Magull 22
Anouschka Bernhard 11
Gudrun Gottschlich 11
Stefanie Gottschlich 11
Ariane Hingst 11
Steffi Jones 11
Annike Krahn 11
Nia Künzer 11
Ursula Lohn 11
Dzsenifer Marozsán 11
Conny Pohlers 11
Giulia Gwinn 11
Lea Schueller 11
Kerstin Stegemann 11
Britta Unsleber 11
Martina Voss 11
Pia Wunderlich 11
Own goals 211
Total121131312252172010

Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana

PlayerGoals 1999 2003 2007
Alberta Sackey 22
Anita Amankwa 11
Adjoa Bayor 11
Nana Gyamfua 11
Florence Okoe 11
Total6123

Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

PlayerGoals 1991 1999 2019
Carolina Morace 44
Cristiana Girelli 33
Aurora Galli 33
Patrizia Panico 22
Barbara Bonansea 22
Valentina Giacinti 11
Feriana Ferraguzzi 11
Rita Guarino 11
Adele Marsiletti 11
Raffaella Salmaso 11
Paola Zanni 11
Total20839

Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast

PlayerGoals 2015
Ange N'Guessan 22
Josée Nahi 11
Total33

Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica

PlayerGoals 2019
Havana Solaun 11
Total11

Flag of Japan.svg  Japan

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Homare Sawa 835
Aya Miyama 6222
Yūki Ōgimi 4112
Mio Otani 33
Nahomi Kawasumi 22
Akemi Noda 22
Mana Iwabuchi 211
Yuika Sugasawa 211
Yui Hasegawa 11
Saori Ariyoshi 11
Karina Maruyama 11
Shinobu Ohno 11
Nami Otake 11
Mizuho Sakaguchi 11
Aya Sameshima 11
Emi Yamamoto 11
Own goals 22
Total390217312113
Own goals scored for opponents

Sayuri Yamaguchi is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

1991 FIFA Womens World Cup 1991 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup was the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It took place in Guangdong, China from 16 to 30 November 1991. FIFA, football's international governing body selected China as host nation as Guangdong had hosted a prototype world championship three years earlier, the 1988 FIFA Women's Invitation Tournament. Matches were played in the state capital, Guangzhou, as well as in Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhongshan. The competition was sponsored by Mars, Incorporated. With FIFA still reluctant to bestow their "World Cup" brand, the tournament was officially known as the 1st FIFA World Championship for Women's Football for the M&M's Cup.

Hiromi Ikeda is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.

Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

PlayerGoals 1999 2011 2015
Maribel Domínguez 211
Fabiola Ibarra 11
Stephany Mayor 11
Mónica Ocampo 11
Verónica Pérez 11
Total6132
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands

PlayerGoals 2015 2019
Lieke Martens 312
Vivianne Miedema 33
Kirsten van de Ven 22
Jill Roord 11
Dominique Bloodworth 11
Stefanie van der Gragt 11
Lineth Beerensteyn 11
Jackie Groenen 11
Anouk Dekker 11
Total14311

Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand

PlayerGoals 1991 2007 2011 2015 2019
Hannah Wilkinson 211
Sarah Gregorius 11
Amber Hearn 11
Kim Nye 11
Rebecca Smith 11
Rebekah Stott 11
Own goals 11
Total810421
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Rita Nwadike 321
Nkiru Okosieme 33
Mercy Akide 22
Adaku Okoroafor 22
Asisat Oshoala 211
Patience Avre 11
Nkechi Egbe 11
Prisca Emeafu 11
Perpetua Nkwocha 11
Ngozi Okobi 11
Francisca Ordega 11
Cynthia Uwak 11
Own goals 11
Total2005801132
Own goals scored for opponents

Ifeanyichukwu Stephanie Chiejine is a Nigerian football striker currently playing for SSVSM-Kairat Almaty in the Kazakhstani Championship. She has also played for FC Indiana in USA's W-League, KMF Kuopio and PK-35 Vantaa in Finland and Zvezda Perm in Russia.

1999 FIFA Womens World Cup 1999 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup was the third edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It was hosted as well as won by the United States and took place from 19 June to 10 July 1999 at eight venues across the country. The tournament was the most successful FIFA Women's World Cup in terms of attendance, television ratings, and public interest.

Desire Oparanozie Nigerian footballer

Ugochi Desire Oparanozie is a Nigerian football forward last playing in the Division 1 Féminine for Guingamp and the Nigerian national team.

Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea

PlayerGoals 1999 2003 2007 2011
Jin Pyol-hui 312
Jo Song-ok 22
Kil Son-hui 11
Kim Kum-sil 11
Kim Kyong-hwa 11
Kim Yong-ae 11
Ri Kum-suk 11
Ri Un-gyong 11
Ri Un-suk 11
Total124350

Flag of Norway.svg  Norway

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Ann Kristin Aarønes 1064
Linda Medalen 9621
Hege Riise 9153
Marianne Pettersen 8332
Ragnhild Gulbrandsen 66
Isabell Herlovsen 6222
Solveig Gulbrandsen 4112
Dagny Mellgren 413
Tina Svensson 431
Ada Hegerberg 33
Kristin Sandberg 33
Agnete Carlsen 22
Linda Ørmen 22
Brit Sandaune 211
Ane Stangeland Horpestad 22
Gro Espeseth 11
Emilie Haavi 11
Tone Haugen 11
Birthe Hegstad 11
Lise Klaveness 11
Unni Lehn 11
Randi Leinan 11
Maren Mjelde 11
Anita Rapp 11
Trine Rønning 11
Guro Reiten 11
Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland 11
Caroline Graham Hansen 11
Lene Storløkken 11
Elise Thorsnes 11
Own goals 3112
Total931423161012297
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Russia.svg  Russia

PlayerGoals 1999 2003
Elena Fomina 321
Olga Letyushova 321
Natalia Barbashina 211
Elena Danilova 11
Irina Grigorieva 11
Natalia Karasseva 11
Olga Karasseva 11
Galina Komarova 11
Marina Saenko 11
Larisa Savina 11
Own goals 11
Total16106

Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland

PlayerGoals 2019
Claire Emslie 11
Kim Little 11
Jenny Beattie 11
Erin Cuthbert 11
Lana Clelland 11
Total55
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa

PlayerGoals 2019
Thembi Kgatlana 11
Total11

Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea

PlayerGoals 2003 2015 2019
Cho So-hyun 11
Jeon Ga-eul 11
Ji So-yun 11
Yeo Min-ji 11
Kim Jin-hee 11
Kim Soo-yun 11
Total6141
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Spain.svg  Spain

PlayerGoals 2015 2019
Jennifer Hermoso 33
Verónica Boquete 11
Lucía García 11
Victoria Losada 11
Total624

Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Victoria Svensson 6231
Lena Videkull 651
Hanna Ljungberg 523
Pia Sundhage 541
Anneli Andelén 431
Lotta Schelin 422
Malin Andersson 321
Lisa Dahlkvist 33
Malin Moström 312
Linda Sembrant 321
Kosovare Asllani 33
Sofia Jakobsson 312
Nilla Fischer 211
Helen Nilsson 22
Josefine Öqvist 211
Stina Blackstenius 22
Kristin Bengtsson 11
Marie Hammarström 11
Susanne Hedberg 11
Madelen Janogy 11
Fridolina Rolfö 11
Lina Hurtig 11
Elin Rubensson 11
Ingrid Johansson 11
Ulrika Kalte 11
Jessica Landström 11
Malin Lundgren 11
Therese Sjögran 11
Jane Törnqvist 11
Own goals 211
Total71186710310512
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland

PlayerGoals 2015
Ramona Bachmann 33
Fabienne Humm 33
Eseosa Aigbogun 11
Ana-Maria Crnogorčević 11
Martina Moser 11
Own goals 22
Total1111

Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand

PlayerGoals 2015 2019
Orathai Srimanee 22
Kanjana Sungngoen 11
Thanatta Chawong 11
Total431
Own goals scored for opponents

Flag of the United States.svg  United States

PlayerGoals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015 2019
Abby Wambach 143641
Michelle Akers 12102
Carli Lloyd 10163
Alex Morgan 9216
Megan Rapinoe 9126
Mia Hamm 82222
Kristine Lilly 83221
Tiffeny Milbrett 7331
Carin Jennings 66
Tisha Venturini 532
Julie Foudy 41111
April Heinrichs 44
Cindy Parlow 422
Shannon Boxx 321
Joy Fawcett 3111
Lauren Holiday 321
Heather O'Reilly 321
Rose Lavelle 33
Lori Chalupny 22
Cat Whitehill 22
Sam Mewis 22
Lindsey Horan 22
Christen Press 211
Tobin Heath 11
Brandi Chastain 11
Wendy Gebauer 11
Debbie Keller 11
Shannon MacMillan 11
Kelley O'Hara 11
Mallory Pugh 11
Julie Ertz 11
Carla Overbeck 11
Rachel Van Hollebeke 11
Own goals 3111
Total1382515181512131426
Own goals scored for opponents
Brandi Chastain American soccer player

Brandi Denise Chastain is an American retired soccer player, two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion, two-time Olympic gold-medalist, coach, and sports broadcaster. She played for the United States national team from 1988–2004. In her 192 caps on the team, she scored 30 goals playing primarily in the defender and midfielder positions. She scored a World Cup-winning penalty shootout goal against China in the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final.

Leslie Osborne American soccer player

Leslie Marie Osborne is a retired American soccer defensive midfielder who last played for the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL in 2013. She is a former member of the United States women's national soccer team and previously played for FC Gold Pride and the Boston Breakers in the WPS. She announced her retirement as a player in March 2014.

2007 FIFA Womens World Cup 2007 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, the fifth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was an international association football competition for women held in China from 10 to 30 September 2007. Originally, China was to host the 2003 edition, but the outbreak of SARS in that country forced that event to be moved to the United States. FIFA immediately granted the 2007 event to China, which meant that no new host nation was chosen competitively until the voting was held for the 2011 Women's World Cup.

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