The American Kristine Lilly (picture) hold the World record of international caps. She has played 354 matches with the USA National Team between 1987 and 2010 ! A fantastic record that will be difficult to beat.

Today only two active players, Christine Sinclair (Canada) , at the 5th place with 266 caps and Carli Lloyd (USA) at the 7th place with 250 caps , appear in the World’s Top 20 and can continue to hope to progress in the ranking. Other international players in activity will be able in the next years to enter in the Top 20 and reach the 200 caps. 

Mia Hamm, the IFFHS World Player of the last Century, is ranked at place 3 with 276 caps and Hope Solo, the IFFHS World Goalkeeper 2012,2013, 2014 and 2015, is the only Goalkeeper to enter in the Top 20 and to reach the 200 caps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD’S TOP 20 INTERNATIONAL CAPS

Name Country Confederation Matches from to
           
Kristine LILLY USA CONCACAF 354 1987 2010
Christie RAMPONE USA CONCACAF 311 1997 2015
Mia HAMM USA CONCACAF 276 1987 2004
Julie FOUDY USA CONCACAF 274 1988 2004
Christine SINCLAIR Canada CONCACAF 266 1998  
Abby WAMBACH USA CONCACAF 255 2003 2015
Carli LLOYD USA CONCACAF 250 2005  
Joy FAWCETT USA CONCACAF 241 1987 2004
Heather O’REILLY USA CONCACAF 231 2002 2016
Pu WEI China AFC 219 1998 2014
Birgit PRINZ Germany UEFA 214 1994 2011
Therese SJÖGRAN Sweden UEFA 214 1997 2015
Katrine PEDERSEN Denmark UEFA 210 1994 2013
Tiffeny MILBRETT USA CONCACAF 206 1991 2006
Homare SAWA Japan AFC 205 1993 2015
Patrizia PANICO Italy UEFA 204 1996 2016
Gemma FAY Scotland UEFA 203 1997 2017
Hope SOLO USA CONCACAF 202 2000 2016
Kate MARGRAF USA CONCACAF 201 1998 2010
Li JIE China AFC 200 1997 2008
           
OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTIVE PLAYERS        
           
Diana MATHESON Canada CONCACAF 194 2003  
Laura GEORGES France UEFA 188 2001  
Lotta SCHELIN Sweden UEFA 185 2004  
Joanne LOVE Scotland UEFA 183 1996  
Caroline SEGER Sweden UEFA 180 2005  
Elise BUSSAGLIA France UEFA 177 2002  
Fara WILLIAMS England UEFA 169 2001  
Sophie SCHMIDT Canada CONCACAF 167 2005  
Nilla FISCHER Sweden UEFA 165 2001  
FORMIGA Brazil CONMEBOL 160 1995  
Anja MITTAG Germany UEFA 158 2004  
Johanna RASMUSSEN Denmark UEFA 152 2002  
Eugénie LE SOMMER France UEFA 151 2009  
Sherida SPITSE Netherlands UEFA 145 2006  
Hedvig LINDAHL Sweden UEFA 144 2002  
Gaetane THINEY France UEFA 144 2007  
Alex SCOTT England UEFA 140 2004  
Shinobu OHNO Japan AFC 139 2003  
Alex MORGAN USA CONCACAF 138 2010  
           
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