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Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment

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In a realm where the roar of the crowd blends with the rhythmic thud of footballs, a mesmerizing spectacle unfolds. But amidst the dazzling plays and breathtaking goals, an enchanting group of athletes adds a touch of magic to the game – the goalkeepers. Check the Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World.

Like guardian angels with gloves, they stand between the goalposts, weaving spells with their quick reflexes, unyielding spirit, and captivating grace. Female football goalkeepers have undoubtedly showcased their brilliance.

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Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment

However, they have proven that they are on par with their male counterparts when it comes to making jaw-dropping saves and leading their teams to victory. The 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada and France showcased women’s soccer reaching new heights.

Goalkeeping stood out with remarkable performances, highlighting the immense growth and improvements in the women’s game. Now, let’s delve into some of the finest female football goalkeepers.

10. Peng Shimeng

She is the first-choice goalkeeper for China, who impressed at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with her performances. Further, she helped Jiangsu Suning win the Chinese Women’s Super League title in 2019.

Moreover, she is known for her agility, courage, and acrobatic saves. She is also the youngest goalkeeper on this list, being only 22 years old, and has a bright future ahead of her.

NicknameThe great wall of china
ProfessionFootballer
Date of BirthMay 12, 1998
Age25
BirthplaceYancheng, Jiangsu, China
CountryChina
Education and schoolGratuated from the Nanjing Sport Institute
Height6 feet
WeightNot Available
Family DetailsTwin sister Peng Shiyu

9. Sari van Veenendaal

The impressive captain and top goalkeeper of the Netherlands, who took her team to the final of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In addition, she was honored with the Golden Glove Award for her outstanding performance in the tournament.

Sari van Veenendaal  is one of the Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment
Sari van Veenendaal is one of the Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment

Known for her quick reactions, great anticipation, and strong presence in the goal area, she is a role model for young goalkeepers everywhere.

NicknameSari Ferrari
ProfessionFootballer
Date of BirthApril 3, 1990
Age33
BirthplaceNieuwegein, Netherlands
CountryNetherlands
Education and schoolGraduated from the HFC SV Saestum
Height5 ft 10 in (1.77 m)
WeightNot Available
Family DetailsBrother named Jeroen

8. Kailen Sheridan

Kailen Sheridan is the first-choice goalkeeper for Canada, who won the 2020 Olympic gold medal. She is also a NWSL Challenge Cup winner with Gotham FC. She is known for her composure, consistency, and leadership on the field.

Moreover, she has an impressive record of saving 66.7% of the shots aimed at her goal. She truly shines as a remarkable goalkeeper in the world of women’s soccer.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of BirthJuly 16, 1995
Age28
BirthplacePickering, Ontario, Canada
CountryCanada
Education and schoolGraduated from the Nanjing Sport Institute
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
WeightNot Available
Family DetailsHas a twin sister named Amanda

7. Adrianna Franch

She is the third-choice goalkeeper for the USWNT and an Olympic gold medalist. Adrianna has won a two-time NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year title and a two-time NWSL champion with Portland Thorns. She is known for her shot-stopping, communication, and distribution.

Furthermore, her specialties lie in stopping shots, excellent communication, and precise distribution on the field. She is truly a remarkable force to be reckoned with!

NicknameAD
ProfessionFootballer
Date of BirthNovember 12, 1990
Age32
BirthplaceSalina, Kansas, United States
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolSalina High School & Oklahoma State University
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
WeightNot Available
Family DetailsShe has two siblings

6. Ashlyn Harris

Ashlyn Harris is one of the best female goalkeepers in the world and a backup goalkeeper for the USWNT. She has won two FIFA Women’s World Cup titles and is also a vocal leader and an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.

Known for her athleticism, agility, and bravery on the field. However, she plays for Orlando Pride in the NWSL, where she has made 82 appearances and saved 63.6% of the shots on target she faced.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth19 October 1985
Age35
BirthplaceSatellite Beach, Florida, United States
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolMarried Ali Krieger and they have a daughter
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight66 kg
Family DetailsMarried to Ali Krieger and they have a daughter

5. Sarah Bouhaddi

Next on our list is Sarah Bouhaddi, one of the best female goalkeepers in the world. Lyon’s exceptional goalkeeper is a six-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner. And a two-time Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper nominee, a recognition of her excellence and consistency.

However, she is currently on loan at OL Reign in the NWSL. She is a versatile and reliable goalkeeper, who can also score goals from the spot when needed.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth17 October 1986
Age36
BirthplaceCannes, France
CountryFrance
Education and schoolAttended high School in Cannes
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight68 kg
Family DetailsNot Available

4. Alyssa Naeher

Alyssa Naeher is more than just a goalkeeper. She is a hero, a legend, a champion, and the one who saved the USWNT from defeat, from despair, from elimination.

Moreover, she is the first-choice goalkeeper for the USWNT, who won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2020 Olympic gold medal. She is known for her reflexes, positioning, and penalty-saving abilities.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth20 April 1988
Age35
BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, United States
CountryUnited States
Education and schoolNot Available
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight69 kg
Family DetailsSiblings Amanda Naeher, and Abigail Naeher

3. Christiane Endler

In 2021, she proudly won the Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper award, showcasing her exceptional talent. Her immense skills aided PSG in ending Lyon’s 14-year reign of championships in France. Later, she joined Lyon and secured victories in the league and the prestigious UEFA Women’s Champions League.

Standing tall and strong, she uses her physical presence to her advantage, making her a formidable force in the penalty box. This remarkable goalkeeper has truly left her mark on the world of women’s football.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth23 July 1991
Age32
BirthplaceSantiago, Chile
CountryChile
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg
Family DetailsSpouse Sofía Orozco

2. Ann-Katrin Berger

She was nominated for the Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper award in 2021. Her incredible contributions led Chelsea to achieve back-to-back League and Cup double victories. Additionally, she played a pivotal role in guiding Germany to the UEFA Women’s Euros final.

Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment
Ann-Katrin Berger is one of the Top 10 Best Female Goalkeepers in the World at this moment

Furthermore, not only is she adept at stopping shots, but she also possesses excellent ball-handling skills, initiating attacks with her precise distribution. Ann-Katrin Berger is truly a remarkable goalkeeper, making her mark both for club and country in the world of women’s football.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth9 October 1990
Age32
BirthplaceGöppingen, Germany
CountryGermany
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
WeightNot Available
Family DetailsNot Available

1. Mary Earps

Meet Mary Earps, a talented goalkeeper hailing from England and representing Manchester United. In 2022, she showcased her brilliance by helping England secure victory in the women’s Euro competition, keeping four clean sheets in six games.

However, her remarkable decision-making and strong leadership skills have earned her well-deserved recognition. Mary Earps stands as a formidable presence in the goal, making her a key asset for both her country and her club in the world of women’s football.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth7 March 1993
Age30
BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom
CountryUnited Kingdom
Education and schoolNot Available
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight68 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

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