List of players who have appeared in multiple FIFA Women's World Cups

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In the FIFA Women's World Cup, the following female players have been named in the national team squad in at least four finals tournaments.

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Tournaments

TeamPlayer [n 1] In squad [n 2] Played [n 3] Tournaments [n 4]
  Brazil Formiga [1] 661995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Japan Homare Sawa [2] 661995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Kristine Lilly [3] 551991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Norway Bente Nordby [4] 54(1991), 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Germany Birgit Prinz [5] 551995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011
  Canada Karina LeBlanc [6] 52(1999), 2003, (2007), 2011, (2015)
  Germany Nadine Angerer [7] 53(1999), (2003), 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Christie Rampone [8] 551999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  China PR Sun Wen 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Germany Bettina Wiegmann 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Nigeria Florence Omagbemi 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Nigeria Nkiru Okosieme 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Norway Hege Riise 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  United States Joy Fawcett 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  United States Julie Foudy 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  United States Mia Hamm 441991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Brazil Pretinha 441991, 1995, 1999, 2007
  Australia Cheryl Salisbury 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Brazil Kátia 43(1995), 1999, 2003, 2007
  Brazil Tânia 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Canada Andrea Neil 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Germany Sandra Minnert 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Germany Sandra Smisek 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Nigeria Maureen Mmadu 431995, (1999), 2003, 2007
  United States Briana Scurry 441995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Brazil Andréia 43(1999), 2003, 2007, 2011
  Germany Ariane Hingst 441999, 2003, 2007, 2011
  Japan Nozomi Yamago 421999, 2003, (2007), (2011)
  Nigeria Stella Mbachu 441999, 2003, 2007, 2011
  Norway Solveig Gulbrandsen 441999, 2003, 2007, 2015
  Japan Kozue Ando 441999, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Australia Melissa Barbieri 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Brazil Cristiane 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Brazil Marta 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Brazil Rosana 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Canada Diana Matheson 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Canada Erin McLeod 43(2003), 2007, 2011, 2015
  Canada Christine Sinclair 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Canada Rhian Wilkinson 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Japan Aya Miyama 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Nigeria Precious Dede 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Nigeria Onome Ebi 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Nigeria Perpetua Nkwocha 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Norway Trine Bjerke Rønning 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Sweden Therese Sjögran 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Shannon Boxx [9] 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Abby Wambach [10] 442003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  1. Name in bold indicates a player still active at club level.
  2. Number of finals tournaments in which the player was part of the squad.
  3. Number of finals tournaments in which the player played in at least one match.
  4. Tournaments in round brackets: e.g., (1991): Part of the squad for the tournament, but did not play

Matches

The following players had caps in at least 18 matches, which requires a minimum of three World Cup appearances. [11]

TeamPlayer [o 1] Matches [o 2] Tournaments
  United States Kristine Lilly 301991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  United States Abby Wambach 252003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Julie Foudy 241991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Brazil Formiga 241995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Japan Homare Sawa 241995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Germany Birgit Prinz 241995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011
  United States Joy Fawcett 231991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  United States Mia Hamm 231991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Norway Bente Nordby 221991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  Norway Hege Riise 221991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  Germany Bettina Wiegmann 221991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  China PR Sun Wen 201991, 1995, 1999, 2003
  United States Briana Scurry 191995, 1999, 2003, 2007
  United States Christie Rampone 191999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Norway Solveig Gulbrandsen 191999, 2003, 2007, 2015
  United States Carla Overbeck 181991, 1995, 1999
  United States Tiffeny Milbrett 181995, 1999, 2003
  Sweden Therese Sjögran 182003, 2007, 2011, 2015
  United States Carli Lloyd 182007, 2011, 2015
  1. Name in bold indicates a player still active in international football.
  2. Number of finals matches the player entered the field, not counting those as an unused substitute.

References

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  2. http://equalizersoccer.com/2015/05/01/homare-sawa-named-japan-womens-world-cup-roster-record-6th-world-cup/
  3. http://www.soccerwire.com/news/nt/international-women/u-s-wnt-wraps-up-world-cup-send-off-series-tonight-vs-korea-republic/
  4. http://www.soccerwire.com/news/nt/international-women/u-s-wnt-wraps-up-world-cup-send-off-series-tonight-vs-korea-republic/
  5. http://www.soccerwire.com/news/nt/international-women/u-s-wnt-wraps-up-world-cup-send-off-series-tonight-vs-korea-republic/
  6. http://glenncrooks.sportsblog.com/posts/2271028/leblanc-earns-fifth-world-cup.html
  7. http://www.oregonlive.com/portland-thorns/2015/05/portland_thorns_goalkeeper_nad_15.html
  8. http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2015/04/14/15/20/150414-wnt-wwc-roster-announcement
  9. http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2015/04/14/15/20/150414-wnt-wwc-roster-announcement
  10. http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2015/04/14/15/20/150414-wnt-wwc-roster-announcement
  11. "FIFA Women's World Cup Record: Players". FIFA.com. Retrieved 21 June 2014.