FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STATISTICS : WINNERS AND RECORDS

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 !

USA World Champion 1991

USA World Champion 1991

NORWAY World Champion 1995

NORWAY World Champion 1995

USA winner 1999

USA winner 1999

GERMANY World Champion 2003

GERMANY World Champion 2003

GERMANY World Champion 2007

GERMANY World Champion 2007

JAPAN World Champion 2011

JAPAN World Champion 2011

USA World Champion 2015

USA World Champion 2015

WORLD CUP RANKINGS

TeamTitlesRunners-upThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
 USA3 (1991,1999,20151 (2011)3 (1995,2003,2007)7
GERMANY2 (2003,2007)1 (1995)2 (1991,2015)5
 NORWAY1 (1995)1 (1991)2 (1999,2007)4
 JAPAN1 (2011)1 (2015)2
 SWEDEN1 (2003)2 (1991,2011)3
 BRAZIL1 (2007)1 (1999)2
 CHINA PR1 (1999)1 (1995)2
ENGLAND1 (2015)1
 CANADA1 (2003)1
 FRANCE1 (2011)1
formiga

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

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Homare Sawa (Japan)

MOST APPEARANCES

#PlayerAppearances
1FORMIGA  (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.

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Kristine Lilly

MOST WORLD CUP FINAL TOUR MATCHES

#PlayerMatches
1 Kristine LILLY (USA)30
2Abby 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

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

ATTENDANCE

TournamentMatchesAttendance
TotalAverageHighest
1 1991 CHINA26510,00018,34465,000
2 1995 SWEDEN26112,2134,31617,158
3 1999 USA321,214,20937,94490,185
4 2003 USA32679,66421,24034,144
5 2007 CHINA321,190,97137,21855,832
6 2011 GERMANY32845,75126,43073,680
7 2015 CANADA521,353,50626,02954,027

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