Picture : USA winner of the last World Cup in Canada 2015.

 

 

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 will be organised in France from 7 June to 7 July 2019. We present the statistics of the competition, that began as experimental in 1991 and has expanded in size and importance ever since. The success of the 1999 finals in USA was a turning point for the great development of women football. The USA were in the Top 3 in all seven World Cups !

 

WORLD CUP RANKINGS

Team Titles Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place Total
 USA 3 (1991,1999,2015 1 (2011) 3 (1995,2003,2007) 7
GERMANY 2 (2003,2007) 1 (1995) 2 (1991,2015) 5
 NORWAY 1 (1995) 1 (1991) 2 (1999,2007) 4
 JAPAN 1 (2011) 1 (2015) 2
 SWEDEN 1 (2003) 2 (1991,2011) 3
 BRAZIL 1 (2007) 1 (1999) 2
 CHINA PR 1 (1999) 1 (1995) 2
ENGLAND 1 (2015) 1
 CANADA 1 (2003) 1
 FRANCE 1 (2011) 1
 

 

formiga

Formiga (Brazil) will play her 7th World Cup in 2019 !!!

 

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Homare Sawa (Japan)

 

MOST APPEARANCES

# Player Appearances
1 FORMIGA  (Brazil) 6 (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015)
 Homare SAWA (Japan) 6 (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015)
3  Kristine LILLY (USA) 5 (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007)
 Bente NORDBY (Norway) 5 (1991*, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007)
 Birgit PRINZ (Germany) 5 (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011)
 Karina LEBLANC (Canada) 5 (1999*, 2003, 2007*, 2011, 2015*)
 Nadine ANGERER (Germany) 5 (1999*, 2003*, 2007, 2011, 2015)
 Christie RAMPONE (USA) 5 (1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015)

*Did not play but was part of the squad.

 

lilly

Kristine Lilly

 

MOST WORLD CUP FINAL TOUR MATCHES

# Player Matches
1  Kristine LILLY (USA) 30
2 Abby WAMBACH (USA) 25
3  FORMIGA (Brazil) 24
 Julie FOUDY (USA) 24
Birgit PRINZ (Germany) 24
 Homare SAWA (Japan) 24
7  Joy FAWCETT (USA) 23
Mia HAMM (USA) 23
9  Bente NORDBY (Norway) 22
 Hege RIISE (Norway) 22
 Bettina WIEGMANN(Germany) 22

 

Hope Solo

Hope SOLO and her 4 IFFHS Trophies : she is a LEGEND !

 

THE BEST WORLD CUP GOALKEEPERS

1999 Goo HONG (CHINA)
  Briana SCURRY (USA)
2003 Silke ROTENBERG (GERMANY)
2007 Nadine ANGERER (GERMANY)
2011 Hope SOLO (USA)
2015 Hope SOLO (USA)

 

 

ATTENDANCE

Tournament Matches Attendance
  Total Average Highest
1  1991 CHINA 26 510,000 18,344 65,000
2  1995 SWEDEN 26 112,213 4,316 17,158
3  1999 USA 32 1,214,209 37,944 90,185
4  2003 USA 32 679,664 21,240 34,144
5  2007 CHINA 32 1,190,971 37,218 55,832
6  2011 GERMANY 32 845,751 26,430 73,680
7  2015 CANADA 52 1,353,506 26,029 54,027

 

 

 

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