Women’s soccer is growing at a rapid rate, with several of the game’s stars not just scoring on the pitch but off it as well thanks to huge endorsement deals and huge social media followings.
Soccer and in particular, betting on soccer is growing more popular than ever across the globe, and it’s not hard to see why the women’s game in particular is drawing a lot of attention.
Here is a rundown of ten of the hottest female soccer players in the world
Hottest & Sexiest Female Soccer Players
#10 Salma Paralluelo
International Caps: 14
International Goals: 8
Regarded by many as the future of the women’s game, Salma Paralluelo proved the hype was real at the 2023 Women’s World Cup when she was named the young player of the tournament.
A huge reason behind Spain’s success, she has won World Cup titles at every level of the game.
A pacey forward that has the ability to play out wide as well as through the center, Paralluelo has quickly emerged as one of the dominant forces in the game.
As a part of an all-conquering Barcelona side she has already tasted Champions League, League, and Super Cup glory.
Hugely talented and with the world at her feet she looks to have all of the tools to become one of the absolute greats of the game.
#9 Alexia Putellas
International Caps: 104
International Goals: 126
Alexia Putellas is one of the best players in the world. A winner of the Ballon d’Or Feminin in both 2021 and 2022, she was also a part of the victorious Spanish squad that won the World Cup in 2023.
A brilliant player who has won numerous trophies, Putellas helped transform Barcelona into one of the best teams in the world. Twice a Champions League winner, she also helped Barcelona win multiple Spanish League titles.
Spain’s all-time record goalscorer with 126 goals, Putellas will be remembered as one of the best players to have ever played the game.
#8 Ana Maria Markovic
International Caps: 11
International Goals: 1
Ana Marie Markovic has gained a huge following off the pitch due to her stunning looks and has attracted 3 million Instagram followers.
Croatian-born, she moved over to Switzerland as a teenager and was quickly snapped up by Grasshopper Zurich.
Off the back of a good start to her career, she was quickly on the radar of the Croatian FA and made her international debut back in 2021 where she netted her first goal against Moldova.
Having captured the hearts of fans all over the world she looks destined to become one of the biggest names in the women’s game.
#7 Kosovare Asllani
Club: AC Milan
International Caps: 176
International Goals: 45
Kosovare Asllani is a footballing sensation. Sweden’s record cap holder across both the men’s and women’s game, Asllani is one of the most iconic footballers of her generation.
Having graced the turf of many of the world’s most famous clubs, she has scored goals for Real Madrid, Manchester City, and AC Milan.
Named Sweden’s footballer of the year back in 2017, she was a part of the teams that won silver medals in both the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. She was also a part of the Swedish team that finished third in the 2019 and 2023 Women’s World Cups.
#6 Alex Greenwood
Club: Manchester City
International Caps: 82
International Goals: 5
Alex Greenwood was part of history when she helped end England’s long wait for glory as a part of the victorious 2022 European Championship team.
A multiple title winner for Manchester City and Lyon, she has won the Champions League and domestic cups in both England and France. She was also named as a part of the team of the tournament at the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Off the field, Greenwood has appeared in numerous high-profile advertising campaigns which include various UK Supermarkets and Beats Headphones.
#🏅5 Nichelle Prince
Club: Houston Dash
International Caps: 82
International Goals: 12
A standout for the Ohio Buckeyes between 2013 – 2016, Nichelle Prince has gone on to have a fine professional career that has seen her win numerous caps and awards with her native Canada team.
Twice an Olympic medalist, her biggest achievement came when she was part of the Canadian team that won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Since 2017, Prince has been a regular with the Houston Dash. A tricky forward, Prince uses her speed to great effect and has scored over twenty times for the club.
#🎖️4 Adriana Leon
Club: Manchester United
International Caps: 99
International Goals: 29
Adriana Leon is one of Canada’s biggest stars with the tricky winger having represented her country almost 100 times. A college star for Notre Dame, she scored ten goals through the course of her collegiate career.
Although small in stature, Leon packs a punch on the pitch having scored goals for the likes of the Chicago Red Stars, Boston Breakers, West Ham and Manchester United.
Having found the back of the net numerous times for Canada she once scored four times in a game back in the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. She also played a major role in Canada’s 2020 Olympic success.
Due to her goal scoring exploits, she is one of the most followed Canadian footballers and is regularly used to promote the WSL.
#🥉3 Alisha Lehmann
Club: Aston Villa
International Caps: 42
International Goals: 7
The most followed women’s soccer player across social media is undoubtedly Austrian star Alisha Lehmann.
The blonde beauty has over 15 million Instagram followers and is one of the most followed female athletes in the world.
Lehmann currently plies her trade in the Women’s Super League for Aston Villa and has recently signed a new three-year deal until 2026.
A regular representative of the Swiss Women’s team, her biggest international achievement came in the 2023 World Cup where Switzerland reached the last 16 before being knocked out by eventual winners Spain.
Off the pitch, her popularity has seen her grab huge endorsement deals which includes a deal with clothing giants Adidas.
#🥈2 Lauren Sesselmann
Club: Santa Clarita Blue Heat
International Caps: 46
International Goals: 1
Nationality: American-born, plays national soccer for Canada
Lauren Sesselmann is one of the game’s greatest pin-ups with the former Canadian defender earning a legion of fans all over the world.
Originally born in America, Sesselmann made the move to switch allegiances to Canada back in 2010 and went on to earn 46 caps for her adopted nation. Her highest accolade came when she won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics.
A no-nonsense center back with only one international goal, but has profited off the pitch with a release of fitness videos entitled ‘Fit as a Pro’.
#🥇1 Alex Morgan
Club: San Diego Wave
International Caps: 211
International Goals: 121
For the best part of a decade, Alex Morgan has been one of the most popular female soccer players in the world.
The first woman to ever grace the cover of the FIFA video game, she is twice a winner of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and has won numerous other titles which include an Olympic Gold medal, numerous CONCACAF titles, and the Women’s Champions League.
Morgan is one of the best goal scorers that the women’s game has ever seen. Her 121 national team goals ranks her fifth overall in the history of the US women’s national team.
During her career she has played for some of the world’s best clubs such as Orlando Pride, Lyon, and Tottenham Hotspur.
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