Top 10 Records Set by Female Football Players

Top 10 Records Set by Female Football Players

1. Top Scorer- Michelle Akers holds the record for most goals scored at a single #WWC tournament with 10 goals in 1991.

2. Nigeria's Ifeanyi Chiejine became the youngest player in 1999 to play at the #WWC at the age of 16 years and 34 days.

3. June 9, 2005: Brazil's Formiga ,37, sets the record for oldest goal scorer at the WWC in a 2-0 win over South Korea.

4. Sept 3, 2006: North Carolina's Yael Averbuch scores the fastest goal in women's history with a 4-second goal vs #Yale.

5. Sweet 16: Mexico's Cecilia Santiago became the youngest keeper,of either gender, to play at a World Cup at 16 in 2011.

6. June 12, 2015: Switzerland's Fabienne Humm scores the fastest hat-trick in #WWC history (5 mins) against #Ecuador.

7. Most Capped: Former US international Kristine Lilly is the most capped player of all time,men or women, with 352 caps.

8. Most Wins: Former #USWNT keeper Briana Scurry holds the #USA record for most wins by a goalkeeper with 133.

9. July 5, 2015: Christie Rampone sets the record for oldest woman to play at the #WWC at the age of 40 yrs, 11 days.

10. The 2015 #FIFA World Cup featured the youngest coach in World Cup history - Ecuador's Vanessa Arauz, at 26 years.

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