5. Caroline Graham Hansen
Caroline Graham Hansen is a 26-year-old Norwegian professional soccer player currently playing as a winger for FC Barcelona and the Norway women's national team.
Hansen started her professional professional football career with Stabæk. She played for Norway at the international youth team, and made her first appearance for the senior team in 2011. Eight years ago, Hansen led the Norwegian team to win silver at the 2013 UEFA Women's Euro.
She joined her current club, FC Barcelona, two years ago. She was nominated for multiple awards for the first time, including The Best and the FIFA FIFPro World XI. Her successes continued with FC Barcelona as she played a major role in Barcelona's winning the continental treble and the UEFA Women's Champions League for the first time this year.
Hansen is widely regarded as one of the current best female footballers in the world for her performances for both club and country.
4. Christine Sinclair
Christine Margaret Sinclair is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays as a forward for the Portland Thorns FC and the Canadian national team.
An Olympic gold medalist, two-time Olympic bronze medalist, CONCACAF champion, and 14-time winner of the Canada Soccer Player of the Year award, Sinclair is currently one of the best female footballers in the world. She is the world's all-time leader for international goals scored for men or women with 187 goals, and is one of the most-capped active international footballer with 300 caps. She is also the second footballer of either sex to score at five World Cup editions, followed by Marta. She has been shortlisted for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year seven times and has won championships with three professional teams.
3. Wendie Renard
Wéndèleine Thérèse Renard is a 31-year-old French professional soccer player who currently plays as a central defender for Olympique Lyonnais and the France national team.
A goal-scoring defender, Renard is one of the current female footballers in the world and one of the most decorated players in modern women's club football. She has won a record 14 French League titles and seven European Cups. Two years ago, the New York Times described her as an institution at Lyon, the most successful club in European women's football.
2. Vivianne Miedema
Vivianne Miedema is a 25-year-old Dutch professional soccer player currently playing as a forward for Arsenal and the Netherlands national team.
Widely regarded as one of the current best female footballers in the world, Miedema is the all-time leading scorer in the FA WSL and has scored more goals at the international level for the Netherlands than any other player, across both the women's and men's teams. She has won the UEFA Women's Euro with the Dutch national team, two simultaneous Frauen-Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, and the FA WSL title with Arsenal. Two years ago, she led the Netherlands to a second-place finish at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.
Last year, she was named Women's Player of the Year at the London Football Awards and by England's Football Writers' Association. She was named PFA Women's Players' Player of the Year two years ago. The same year, she was shortlisted for the Ballon d'Or Féminin.
At the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo this year, Miedema broke the Olympic record by scoring ten goals in four matches. She scored her 100th goal for Arsenal Women in a winning match against Slavia Prague this month.
1. Lucy Bronze
Lucia Roberta Tough Bronze is a 29-year-old English professional football player who currently plays for Manchester City and the England women's national team as a right-back.
Widely regarded as the current best female footballer in the world, Bronze has won the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year, two PFA Women's Players' Player of the Year award, three UEFA Women's Champions League titles with Olympique Lyonnais and three FA Women's Super League titles with Liverpool and Manchester City. Two years ago, she made history by becoming the first English footballer to win the UEFA Women's Player of the Year Award. She was also awarded The Best FIFA Women's Player last year.
With the England women's national team, Bronze won the Silver Ball at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France, captaining England to a third place finish,.
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