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List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

Overall top goalscorers

  • Tournaments in round brackets, e.g., (2011): Played in the tournament, but did not score a goal
  • Tournaments in square brackets: e.g., [1994]: Part of the squad for the tournament, but did not play
Players with at least 9 goals at the FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments
Rank Player Team Goals scored Matches played Goal average Tournaments
1 Marta  Brazil 15 17 0.88 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
2 Birgit Prinz  Germany 14 24 0.58 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, (2011)
Abby Wambach  United States 14 25 0.56 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
4 Michelle Akers  United States 12 13 0.92 1991, (1995), 1999
5 Sun Wen  China PR 11 20 0.55 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Bettina Wiegmann  Germany 11 22 0.50 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003
7 Ann Kristin Aarønes  Norway 10 11 0.90 1995, 1999
Heidi Mohr  Germany 10 12 0.83 1991, 1995
9 Christine Sinclair  Canada 9 17 0.53 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
Linda Medalen  Norway 9 17 0.53 1991, 1995, 1999
Hege Riise  Norway 9 22 0.41 1991, 1995, 1999, (2003)

 Argentina

Player Goals 2003 2007
Yanina Gaitán 1 1
Eva González 1 1
Total 2 1 1
Own goals scored for opponents

 Australia

Player Goals 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Lisa De Vanna 7 4 1 2
Kyah Simon 5 2 3
Heather Garriock 3 2 1
Julie Murray 2 2
Cheryl Salisbury 2 1 1
Lisa Casagrande 1 1
Lauren Colthorpe 1 1
Kelly Golebiowski 1 1
Sunni Hughes 1 1
Angela Iannotta 1 1
Leena Khamis 1 1
Collette McCallum 1 1
Ellyse Perry 1 1
Emily van Egmond 1 1
Sarah Walsh 1 1
Total 29 3 3 3 9 6 5
Own goals scored for opponents

 Brazil

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Marta 15 3 7 4 1
Cristiane 7 5 2
Sissi 7 7
Kátia 6 2 4
Pretinha 5 1 3 1
Rosana 3 1 2
Cidinha 2 2
Daniela 2 1 1
Formiga 2 1 1
Roseli 2 2
Andressa Alves 1 1
Elane 1 1
Érika 1 1
Maycon 1 1
Nenê 1 1
Raquel 1 1
Renata 1 1
Own goals 1 1
Total 59 1 3 16 9 17 9 4
Own goals scored for opponents

 Cameroon

Player Goals 2015
Gaëlle Enganamouit 3 3
Madeleine Ngono Mani 2 2
Gabrielle Onguéné 2 2
Christine Manie 1 1
Ajara Nchout 1 1
Total 9 9

 Canada

Player Goals 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Christine Sinclair 9 3 3 1 2
Charmaine Hooper 4 2 2
Silvana Burtini 3 2 1
Christine Latham 3 3
Geri Donnelly 2 2
Kara Lang 2 2
Josée Bélanger 1 1
Candace Chapman 1 1
Martina Franko 1 1
Ashley Lawrence 1 1
Sophie Schmidt 1 1
Helen Stoumbos 1 1
Melissa Tancredi 1 1
Total 30 5 3 10 7 1 4

 China PR

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2015
Sun Wen 11 1 2 7 1
Liu Ailing 8 4 1 3
Jin Yan 3 3
Shi Guihong 3 3
Wei Haiying 3 1 2
Bai Jie 2 2
Li Jie 2 2
Sun Qingmei 2 1 1
Wang Lisi 2 2
Wang Shanshan 2 2
Zhang Ouying 2 2
Zhou Yang 2 1 1
Bi Yan 1 1
Fan Yunjie 1 1
Liu Ying 1 1
Ma Li 1 1
Pu Wei 1 1
Song Xiaoli 1 1
Wang Liping 1 1
Wu Weiying 1 1
Xie Caixia 1 1
Zhao Lihong 1 1
Total 52 10 11 19 3 5 4

 Chinese Taipei

Player Goals 1991
Chou Tai-ying 1 1
Lin Mei-chun 1 1
Total 2 2

 Colombia

Player Goals 2011 2015
Lady Andrade 2 2
Daniela Montoya 1 1
Catalina Usme 1 1
Total 4 0 4

 Costa Rica

Player Goals 2015
Melissa Herrera 1 1
Raquel Rodríguez 1 1
Karla Villalobos 1 1
Total 3 3

 Denmark

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2007
Helle Jensen 3 2 1
Gitte Krøgh 3 3
Susan Mackensie 2 2
Anne Dot Eggers Nielsen 2 1 1
Cathrine Paaske-Sørensen 2 2
Christina Bonde 1 1
Christina Hansen 1 1
Janni Johansen 1 1
Lisbet Kolding 1 1
Hanne Nissen 1 1
Katrine Pedersen 1 1
Annette Thychosen 1 1
Total 19 7 7 1 4

 Ecuador

Player Goals 2015
Angie Ponce 1 1
Total 1 1
Own goals scored for opponents

 England

Player Goals 1995 2007 2011 2015
Fara Williams 5 1 1 3
Kelly Smith 4 4
Jill Scott 3 1 2
Lucy Bronze 2 2
Karen Carney 2 2
Gillian Coultard 2 2
Karen Farley 2 2
Jessica Clarke 1 1
Vicky Exley 1 1
Steph Houghton 1 1
Fran Kirby 1 1
Marieanne Spacey 1 1
Jodie Taylor 1 1
Karen Walker 1 1
Ellen White 1 1
Rachel Yankey 1 1
Own goals 1 1
Total 30 6 8 6 10
Own goals scored for opponents

 Equatorial Guinea

Player Goals 2011
Genoveva Añonma 2 2
Total 2 2

 France

Player Goals 2003 2011 2015
Marie-Laure Delie 5 2 3
Eugénie Le Sommer 3 3
Élodie Thomis 3 2 1
Marinette Pichon 2 2
Gaëtane Thiney 2 2
Camille Abily 1 1
Sonia Bompastor 1 1
Élise Bussaglia 1 1
Laura Georges 1 1
Amandine Henry 1 1
Louisa Nécib 1 1
Own goals 1 1
Total 22 2 10 10

 Germany

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Birgit Prinz 14 1 1 7 5
Bettina Wiegmann 11 3 3 3 2
Heidi Mohr 10 7 3
Kerstin Garefrekes 8 4 2 2
Célia Šašić née Okoyino da Mbabi 8 2 6
Maren Meinert 6 2 4
Inka Grings 5 3 2
Renate Lingor 5 1 4
Anja Mittag 5 5
Sandra Smisek 4 1 3
Melanie Behringer 3 2 1
Simone Laudehr 3 1 1 1
Martina Müller 3 2 1
Sara Däbritz 2 2
Sandra Minnert 2 2
Silvia Neid 2 1 1
Lena Petermann 2 2
Anouschka Bernhard 1 1
Gudrun Gottschlich 1 1
Stefanie Gottschlich 1 1
Ariane Hingst 1 1
Steffi Jones 1 1
Annike Krahn 1 1
Nia Künzer 1 1
Melanie Leupolz 1 1
Ursula Lohn 1 1
Dzsenifer Marozsán 1 1
Conny Pohlers 1 1
Alexandra Popp 1 1
Kerstin Stegemann 1 1
Britta Unsleber 1 1
Martina Voss 1 1
Pia Wunderlich 1 1
Own goals 2 1 1
Total 111 13 13 12 25 21 7 20

 Ghana

Player Goals 1999 2003 2007
Alberta Sackey 2 2
Anita Amankwa 1 1
Adjoa Bayor 1 1
Nana Gyamfua 1 1
Florence Okoe 1 1
Total 6 1 2 3

 Italy

Player Goals 1991 1999
Carolina Morace 4 4
Patrizia Panico 2 2
Feriana Ferraguzzi 1 1
Rita Guarino 1 1
Adele Marsiletti 1 1
Raffaella Salmaso 1 1
Paola Zanni 1 1
Total 11 8 3

 Ivory Coast

Player Goals 2015
Ange N'Guessan 2 2
Josée Nahi 1 1
Total 3 3

 Japan

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Homare Sawa 8 3 5
Aya Miyama 6 2 2 2
Yūki Ōgimi née Nagasato 4 1 1 2
Mio Otani 3 3
Nahomi Kawasumi 2 2
Akemi Noda 2 2
Saori Ariyoshi 1 1
Mana Iwabuchi 1 1
Karina Maruyama 1 1
Shinobu Ohno 1 1
Nami Otake 1 1
Mizuho Sakaguchi 1 1
Aya Sameshima 1 1
Yuika Sugasawa 1 1
Emi Yamamoto 1 1
Own goals 2 2
Total 36 0 2 1 7 3 12 11
Own goals scored for opponents

 Mexico

Player Goals 1999 2011 2015
Maribel Domínguez 2 1 1
Fabiola Ibarra 1 1
Stephany Mayor 1 1
Mónica Ocampo 1 1
Verónica Pérez 1 1
Total 6 1 3 2
Own goals scored for opponents

 Netherlands

Player Goals 2015
Kirsten van de Ven 2 2
Lieke Martens 1 1
Total 3 3

 New Zealand

Player Goals 1991 2007 2011 2015
Hannah Wilkinson 2 1 1
Sarah Gregorius 1 1
Amber Hearn 1 1
Kim Nye 1 1
Rebecca Smith 1 1
Rebekah Stott 1 1
Total 7 1 0 4 2
Own goals scored for opponents

 Nigeria

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Rita Nwadike 3 2 1
Nkiru Okosieme 3 3
Mercy Akide 2 2
Adaku Okoroafor 2 2
Patience Avre 1 1
Nkechi Egbe 1 1
Prisca Emeafu 1 1
Perpetua Nkwocha 1 1
Ngozi Okobi 1 1
Francisca Ordega 1 1
Asisat Oshoala 1 1
Cynthia Uwak 1 1
Total 18 0 5 8 0 1 1 3
Own goals scored for opponents

 North Korea

Player Goals 1999 2003 2007 2011
Jin Pyol-hui 3 1 2
Jo Song-ok 2 2
Kil Son-hui 1 1
Kim Kum-sil 1 1
Kim Kyong-hwa 1 1
Kim Yong-ae 1 1
Ri Kum-suk 1 1
Ri Un-gyong 1 1
Ri Un-suk 1 1
Total 12 4 3 5 0

 Norway

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Ann Kristin Aarønes 10 6 4
Linda Medalen 9 6 2 1
Hege Riise 9 1 5 3
Marianne Pettersen 8 3 3 2
Ragnhild Gulbrandsen 6 6
Solveig Gulbrandsen 4 1 1 2
Isabell Herlovsen 4 2 2
Dagny Mellgren 4 1 3
Tina Svensson 4 3 1
Ada Hegerberg 3 3
Kristin Sandberg 3 3
Agnete Carlsen 2 2
Linda Ørmen 2 2
Brit Sandaune 2 1 1
Ane Stangeland Horpestad 2 2
Gro Espeseth 1 1
Emilie Haavi 1 1
Tone Haugen 1 1
Birthe Hegstad 1 1
Lise Klaveness 1 1
Unni Lehn 1 1
Randi Leinan 1 1
Maren Mjelde 1 1
Anita Rapp 1 1
Trine Rønning 1 1
Lene Storløkken 1 1
Elise Thorsnes 1 1
Own goals 2 1 1
Total 86 14 23 16 10 12 2 9
Own goals scored for opponents

 Russia

Player Goals 1999 2003
Elena Fomina 3 2 1
Olga Letyushova 3 2 1
Natalia Barbashina 2 1 1
Elena Danilova 1 1
Irina Grigorieva 1 1
Natalia Karasseva 1 1
Olga Karasseva 1 1
Galina Komarova 1 1
Marina Saenko 1 1
Larisa Savina 1 1
Own goals 1 1
Total 16 10 6

 South Korea

Player Goals 2003 2015
Cho So-hyun 1 1
Jeon Ga-eul 1 1
Ji So-yun 1 1
Kim Jin-hee 1 1
Kim Soo-yun 1 1
Total 5 1 4

 Spain

Player Goals 2015
Verónica Boquete 1 1
Victoria Losada 1 1
Total 2 2

 Sweden

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Victoria Svensson 6 2 3 1
Lena Videkull 6 5 1
Hanna Ljungberg 5 2 3
Pia Sundhage 5 4 1
Anneli Andelén 4 3 1
Lotta Schelin 4 2 2
Malin Andersson 3 2 1
Lisa Dahlkvist 3 3
Malin Moström 3 1 2
Nilla Fischer 2 1 1
Helen Nilsson 2 2
Josefine Öqvist 2 1 1
Linda Sembrant 2 2
Kristin Bengtsson 1 1
Marie Hammarström 1 1
Susanne Hedberg 1 1
Sofia Jakobsson 1 1
Ingrid Johansson 1 1
Ulrika Kalte 1 1
Jessica Landström 1 1
Malin Lundgren 1 1
Therese Sjögran 1 1
Jane Törnqvist 1 1
Own goals 2 1 1
Total 59 18 6 7 10 3 10 5

  Switzerland

Player Goals 2015
Ramona Bachmann 3 3
Fabienne Humm 3 3
Eseosa Aigbogun 1 1
Ana-Maria Crnogorčević 1 1
Martina Moser 1 1
Own goals 2 2
Total 11 11

 Thailand

Player Goals 2015
Orathai Srimanee 2 2
Thanatta Chawong 1 1
Total 3 3

 United States

Player Goals 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 2015
Abby Wambach 14 3 6 4 1
Michelle Akers 12 10 2
Mia Hamm 8 2 2 2 2
Kristine Lilly 8 3 2 2 1
Carli Lloyd 7 1 6
Tiffeny Milbrett 7 3 3 1
Carin Jennings 6 6
Tisha Venturini 5 3 2
Julie Foudy 4 1 1 1 1
April Heinrichs 4 4
Cindy Parlow 4 2 2
Shannon Boxx 3 2 1
Joy Fawcett 3 1 1 1
Lauren Holiday née Cheney 3 2 1
Alex Morgan 3 2 1
Heather O'Reilly 3 2 1
Megan Rapinoe 3 1 2
Lori Chalupny 2 2
Cat Whitehill née Reddick 2 2
Brandi Chastain 1 1
Wendy Gebauer 1 1
Tobin Heath 1 1
Debbie Keller 1 1
Shannon MacMillan 1 1
Kelley O'Hara 1 1
Carla Overbeck 1 1
Christen Press 1 1
Rachel Van Hollebeke 1 1
Own goals 2 1 1
Total 112 25 15 18 15 12 13 14
Own goals scored for opponents

See also

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