SheBelieves Cup

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SheBelieves Cup
SheBelieves Cup text logo.png
Founded2016
Number of teams4
Current championsFlag of England.svg  England (1st title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of the United States.svg  United States (2 titles)
Website Official website
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 SheBelieves Cup

The SheBelieves Cup is an invitational women's association football tournament held early in the year in the United States. In its first three years (2016, 2017 and 2018), it was contested by the same four teams: the United States, England, France, and Germany. In 2019 the tournament line up changed for the first time to Brazil, England, Japan and the United States. [1]

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, also commonly known as women's football or women's soccer is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.

United States womens national soccer team womens national association football team representing the United States

The United States Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women's soccer. The team is the most successful in international women's soccer, winning three Women's World Cup titles, four Olympic women's gold medals, eight CONCACAF Gold Cups, and ten Algarve Cups. It medaled in every single World Cup and Olympic tournament in women's soccer history from 1991 to 2015, before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF.

The England women's national football team has been governed by the Football Association (FA) since 1993, having been previously administered by the Women's Football Association (WFA). England played its first international match in November 1972 against Scotland. Although most national football teams represent a sovereign state, as a member of the United Kingdom's Home Nations, England is permitted by FIFA statutes to maintain its own national side that competes in all major tournaments, with the exception of the Women's Olympic Football Tournament.

Contents

Editions

Year
WinnerRunner-upThird placeFourth place
2016 Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of France.svg
France
2017 Flag of France.svg
France
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
2018 Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of France.svg
France
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
2019 Flag of England.svg
England
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil

Statistics

All-time table

As of March 5, 2019

RankTeamTourn.PldWDLGFGADifPts
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 4127321310+324
2Flag of England.svg  England 4124351613+315
3Flag of France.svg  France 39333108+212
4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 39324710−311
5Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1311156−14
6Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1300326−40

Top goalscorers

As of March 5, 2019

RankNameTotal
1 Flag of England.svg Ellen White 4
2 Flag of France.svg Eugénie Le Sommer 3
Flag of the United States.svg Alex Morgan
Flag of the United States.svg Megan Rapinoe
5 Flag of England.svg Toni Duggan 2
Flag of England.svg Beth Mead
Flag of France.svg Camille Abily
Flag of Germany.svg Anja Mittag
Flag of Japan.svg Yuka Momiki
Flag of the United States.svg Tobin Heath

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