Hope Solo and the 50 Hottest Female Soccer Players of All Time
Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, and over the last decade, women's football has also progressed to some extent and is slowly gaining more popularity. It is clear that women do have the skill to play the sport and their matches are very competitive, as the recent FIFA Women's World Cup would indicate. The technical level of women's football is quite good and the quality of their game will only improve with them playing more regularly.
In women's world football, there are many hot soccer players who do play the game, and though some do not excel, they do garner attention for their looks. One player who not only has the looks but is also one of the best keepers in the world is Hope Solo. She is considered to be one of the hottest sports women, and her latest ESPN Body issue has garnered plenty of attention.
In this article, we take a look at Hope Solo and 49 of the other hottest female soccer players.
50. Louisa Necib (France)
Louisa Necib is a very talented French midfielder who is also one of the most attractive female footballers. She plays in the role of attacking midfielder and is considered to be one of the best in her position. She is currently playing for Lyon with whom she has won a lot of major titles, and also, she is one of the most vital players for the club. She has also represented the France national team and has played in over 65 games.
49. Lotta Schelin (Sweden)
Lotta Schelin is yet another Swedish footballer who makes this list, and unlike some of the others, she is not a blonde, but she is certainly attractive. She plays as a forward for French club Lyon and is known for her scoring prowess, which is indicated by the fact that she has scored 37 goals in 43 games for Lyon. She has been compared with Sweden and AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic because of her height, strength and offensive technique, and she is certainly one of the most prolific forwards in the game.
48. Madeleine Giske (Norway)
Madeleine Giske is another hot blonde player to make this list of female soccer players, and she plays as a midfielder for the club Arna Bjorna, with whom she has had a successful time. The 24-year-old has also represented Norway senior team and was a part of the 2007 world cup team. She is a player who has the potential to perform in the international stage, and the 24-year-old can be better in the future.
47. Tina DiMartino (USA)
Tina DiMartino is another USA women's soccer player who is attractive, which is why she is on this list. She plays as a midfielder for the Philadelphia Independence and has represented USA under various age levels. The 24-year-old has also represented the senior USA team, though she has not made many appearances and will hope to have more games for her country.
46. Anna Sjostrom (Sweden)
Anna Sjostrom is another hot Swedish footballer to make the list, and the attractive blonde does indeed look cute. She is an accomplished footballer at the age of 34 and has plenty of experience having played the game for quite some time. She plays as a midfielder for her club Umea IK with whom she has had 10 seasons, and the midfielder has also represented Sweden in 69 internationals.
45. Kara Lang (Canada)
Kara Lang is one of the best talents to emerge from Canada, but despite being only 25 years old, she has been forced to retire due to many injuries. The Canadian forward is also quite good looking and is considered to be hot by many. Lang started playing football at the highest level at a very young age, and it is rather unfortunate that she cannot have a long footballing career.
44. Natasha Kai (USA)
With her superb structure and attractive tattoos, it is hard not to include USA forward Natasha Kai in this list of hot soccer players. The 28-year-old plays as a forward for Philadelphia Independence, for whom she has been in good scoring form.
43. Johanna Frisk (Sweden)
Johanna Frisk is a defender for Sweden, and the 25-year-old has made three appearances for the national side. However, she does seem gorgeous, especially in this picture, and this blonde certainly has all that it takes to be considered as one of the hottest women in soccer. She currently plays for the club Tyreso FF in the Swedish league.
42. Melissa Barbieri (Australia)
Melissa Barbieri is certainly one of the hottest international soccer players, as can be observed from that picture, and she is also a very talented goalkeeper. She is one of the shortest goalkeepers in football, with a height of around 1.68 m, but she has proved that she has the talent required to be a top keeper. She has made 80 appearances for the Australian national teams, which shows her quality. She has signed in 2011 to be a part of the Newcastle Jets.
41. Turid Knaak (Germany)
Turid Knaak is certainly a weird name, but she is hot enough to make this list for sure. She is a German footballer who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder for Bayer Leverkusen. She is another young U-20 German player and is on the way to becoming more popular, as she is now at a bigger club. If she continues to perform, people will not only notice her looks, but also her talent on the pitch.
40. Tina Wulf (Norway)
Tina Wulf is a Norwegian footballer who is certainly one of the cutest women football players in the world. She impressed for Norway in the U-20 tournaments, including the World Cup in Chile in 2008. The midfielder is known for her creativity from midfield and could rise to prominence if she can develop into a good footballer.
39. Marita Skammelsrud Lund (Norway)
Marita Skammelsrud Lund certainly has an attractive face and has to be considered among the hottest soccer players. The Norwegian footballer plays mostly as a right back for the Norway national team, but she began her career as a midfielder and plays for her club as a central midfielder. She is only 22 and has already made 22 appearances for her country and has a good future ahead of her.
38. Christen Press (USA)
Christen Press can be considered as one of the hottest youngsters in this list, and she is also a very talented player who has a bright future ahead of her. She was named as the rookie of the year recently for her superb performances for MagicJack, for whom she scored eight goals in only 17 appearances. Press has represented the USA U-20 and U-23 teams, and it does seem that she could be called up for the senior team in the near future.
37. Amy Rodriguez (United States)
Amy Rodriguez is another hot US soccer player to feature on this list, and she is also a prominent member of the US national team, having represented it on 70 occasions. The 24-year-old plays as a forward for Philadelphia Independence and has performed well for the club, which she joined in 2010 from the Boston Breakers. She started representing the senior team from a young age and is considered to be one of the best prospects for the US women's soccer team in the future.
36. Jonelle Filigno (Canada)
Jonelle Filigno is considered to be one of the hottest soccer players in the world, and the forward has represented her country in several major tournaments as well. She suffered a serious injury in August 2009, but she has successfully recovered and has come back. She has also been in superb form in the recent season and has scored many goals for her club.
35. Julia Simic (Germany)
Julia Simic is a young German footballer who makes this list, and she currently plays as a midfielder for Bayern Munich. Though she has made over 100 appearances for her club, she has not made an appearance for the national team and was unfortunately injured when she was called up for the Euro 2013 qualifiers. She posed for a Playboy photoshoot, along with some other Germany players like Selina Wagner, and has to be considered one of the hottest young players in the world.
34. Cat Whitehill (USA)
Cat Whitehill is one of the most experienced defenders for the USA national soccer team, and she is another hot player who makes this list. She has made over 120 appearances for the country and currently plays for the Atlanta Beat. She is also trying to promote opportunities in sports for women and is also involved in many philanthropic efforts.
33. Kyah Simon (Australia)
Kyah Simon, as can be observed from the picture, is certainly amongst the hottest female players, and she hails from Australia. The 20-year-old striker has made around 29 appearances at such a young age and can make huge progress with experience. She currently plays for the Sydney FC, and with time, she could be a very important player for the Aussies.
32. Nayeli Rangel (Mexico)
Nayeli Rangel is a footballer from Mexico, and she is certainly very attractive for a soccer star. She has represented Mexico in major tournaments including the recent World Cup and the midfielder has captained the Mexico U-20 team in the past. It is clear that she has the talent to go with her beauty and could go on to achieve more in the future.
31. Katelin Swift (USA)
Katelin Swift is an incredibly hot woman who was involved with soccer until recently and did play for the University of North Florida before apparently choosing modelling as a career. She knows which can be the most successful profession for her, and she would certainly excel as a model.
30. Elodie Thomas (France)
Elodie Thomas has a certain appeal about her beauty, which is why she is included in this list. Also, considering that she has done this hot photoshoot alongside fellow footballers Corine Franco and Gaetane Thiney, she deserves to be considered as one of the hottest footballers.She plays for French club Lyon as a winger or a striker and has represented France on more than 60 occasions.
29. Kaylyn Kyle (Canada)
Kaylyn Kyle is certainly one who has to feature on this looks considering that she is one of the most gorgeous footballers currently. The Canadian international plays as a midfielder for the Vancouver Whitecaps, and at the age of 23, she has made over 30 appearances for Canada as well. If she does continue her progress and develops into a superb player, then she could be a vital member of the Canadian national team.
28. Kayla Bala (USA)
Kayla Bala is certainly one of the hottest female soccer players in the world, and USA certainly has a high number of the best looking soccer players from around the world. With a body like that, it is impossible to ignore Kayla Bala on this list.
27. Justine Bernier (Canada)
Justine Bernier can be included based on that sexy and daring picture of herself in the water, and it is hard to see many players having that kind of appeal. Justine plays for the Alabama Crimson Tide and has shown her quality as the goalkeeper for the team. She has also been called up to the national side and could be one for the future.
26. Laurie Bryne (USA)
Laurie Byrne plays as a striker for the Houston Cougars and was called up for the NSCAA All-Region second team following her impressive performances for the team. At the age of 22, she has a good chance of making it to the senior team, and if that photo is any indication, she is one of the hottest players in the world.
25. Sylvie Arnold (Germany)
Sylvia Arnold is a Germany U-20 player who currently plays for USV Jena as a midfielder. She has not yet represented the Germany senior team, but if she continues with her good performances, she will soon be a part of the squad. From the photo, it can be easily observed that she is certainly adorable, and she is another hot young German player to make this list.
24. Natalie Vinti (Mexico)
Natalie Vinti is a Mexican-American Soccer player who hails from San Diego, California and she is certainly very good looking. She plays as a defender for the University of San Diego and also for the Mexican national team. Her gorgeous smile along with her attractive face and structure make her one of the hottest athletes.
23. Lindsey Tarpley (USA)
Lindsay Tarpley is another hot US football player, and though this photo above does not depict it appropriately, she does have attractive looks with an impressive structure to go with it. The 28-year-old plays as a forward for club MagicJack and has made over 100 appearances for the US National team, representing the team in many major tournaments as well.
22. Erika (Brazil)
Brazil defender Erika is certainly one of the hottest in women's football, and she did play in the recently concluded Women's World Cup. She was involved in a hugely controversial moment, as she apparently feigned injury in order to waste time as Brazil was leading against the USA. However, USA managed to find an equalizer in the dying minutes, and they managed to beat Brazil on penalties. Though Erika was widely criticized by many, she has to make this list for her looks.
21. Laure Boulleau (France)
Laure Boulleau is one of the most attractive players in the world, and she does look beautiful in this picture. She plays as a defender for French club Paris St. Germain and has been with the club since 2005. She has also been called up for the national team and has made 17 appearances, including appearances in the world cup.
20. Kosovare Asllani (Sweden)
Kosovare Asllani is one of the youngest players at the age of 22 to make this list comprising of the hottest female soccer players in the world. Though she is not tall, she has proved to be effective as a striker for her clubs and is currently playing for Swedish club Linkopings FC after one season with Chicago Red Stars, where she scored twice in 13 appearances.
19. Gaetane Thiney (France)
Gaetane Thiney is one of France's most important players in the team, and in the role of an attacking midfielder, she can create and score goals for her team. The midfielder, who plays for French club Juvisy, is also one of the most gorgeous players in the world, as this photograph would indicate.
18. Tatiana Ariza (Colombia)
Tatiana Ariza is a young midfielder from Colombia, and, as the picture would suggest, she is one of the hottest soccer players in the world. The youngster has represented her country in the U-17 and U-20 tournaments, and though she was called up for the Women's World Cup, she was an unused substitute as goal-shy Colombia were knocked out of the tournament.
17. Selina Wagner (Germany)
Selina Wagner is one of the emerging players in German women football and has represented the country in U-20 competitions. The midfielder is also one of the hottest young footballers and recently posed for the German Playboy edition, along with some of her German teammates, which can be observed from this video.
16. Mia Hamm (USA)
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Mia Hamm is one of the most popular women to ever have played football, and she is also quite attractive. She was a member of the USA team for several years, scoring over 150 goals in over 275 games for the country, which made her an icon for women's football. She is also named in FIFA's list of 125 best living footballers (as chosen by Brazilian legend Pele) and is currently involved in the development of youth soccer.
15. Simone Laudehr (Germany)
Simone Laudehr has one of the sexiest structures in the game, as the photo would indicate, and the Germany footballer is certainly one of the more attractive women in the game. In this picture, she wears a black sports bra and looks very sexy. This photograph of the German winger is certainly one of the most sexiest pictures taken among those taken live on the football pitch.
14. Corine Franco (France)
One lustful look at this beautiful woman is all you will need to admire her sexiness, and this photo of hers should go down as one of the most sexy photographs of female soccer players. Her sexy body coupled with her beautiful faces makes Corine Franco one of the hottest ever to have played the game. The 27-year-old is an accomplished defender for Lyon and has won over 50 international caps for France.
13. Josefine Oqvist (Sweden)
Josefine Oqvist looks outrageously hot in this photo, which portrays her sexiness, and she is certainly one of the hottest women in soccer. The 28-year-old Sweden international is also a very talented footballer, having represented her country in many important tournaments, and the midfielder won a bronze medal in the 2011 World Cup. Her looks and her sleek body means that she is one of the most attractive women in football.
12. Leslie Osborne (USA)
Leslie Osborne is another one who is probably too hot to be a footballer and features on this list. She broke through in the US National team when she was 21 years old, but subsequent injuries have meant that she has missed some major tournaments including the recent Women's World Cup after she lost her place in the team following an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
She is currently playing as a midfielder for Boston Breakers, and this sexy footballer hopes to regain her place in the team.
11. Amy Taylor (Australia)
Amy Taylor is one of the hottest personalities to have played the game, and she was selected to represent the Australian national team at the age of 17. She was a tenacious and aggressive defender, but after two ankle surgeries, she retired from the game in 2004. The 32-year-old has posed for a hot calendar shoot, and the Australian beauty certainly deserves to feature in this list.
10. Monica Gonzalez (Mexico)
In this blue bikini, Monica Gonzalez could be considered as one of the hottest ever female soccer players, and her attractive looks along with her sexy body make her extremely hot. The Mexican defender is one of the hottest in the world, and the photo justifies her inclusion.
9. Rachel Unitt (England)
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Everton FC have one of the Premier League's best left backs in Leighton Baines, and the same can be said of their ladies' side, who have England international Rachel Unitt in their team. Rachel is one of England's most popular footballers, and it is no wonder that she is famous with her quality and attractive looks.
8. Anouk Hoogendijk (Netherlands)
Anouk Hoogendijk is one of the hottest players, and her blonde hair coupled with her beautiful face make her one of the most desirable female athletes. The Dutch star is also an excellent player, currently playing with English WSL club Bristol academy after moving from FC Utrecht. She is also a vital player for the Netherlands, playing in over 50 games and representing the nation in major tournaments as well.
7. Brandi Chastain (USA)
Brandi Chastain is still remembered for removing her shirt after scoring the penalty kick which sealed the win in the Women's World Cup and fell to her knees, revealing a black sports bra and her superb athletic body. Chastain is one of the sexiest athletes to have played the game, and the former USA international has also posed for other sexy pictures, which can be found on a Google search.
6. Jessica Landstrom (Sweden)
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Jessica Landstrom is another very hot player who played in the FIFA Women's World Cup, representing Sweden in the tournament. She plays as a striker and presents a good physical presence to her team and has scored important goals for the team. Her looks and frame guarantees her a spot in the top hottest female soccer players in soccer.
5. Heather Mitts (USA)
Heather Mitts has made over 100 appearances for the USA national team and is a talented defender but the 32-year-old is more followed for her beauty than her skills on the football pitch. She is considered to be the one of the hottest ever athletes, and on the basis of this picture, it is hard to disagree with them.
4. Milene Domingues (Brazil)
After seeing the picture of this hot footballer, it was impossible to exclude her from this list. Milene Domingues was also the first ex-wife of Brazilian footballer Ronaldo and was also a model. She was also a talented footballer and has represented Brazil in the past, though the 32-year-old has retired. With her hot looks and structure, she has to be considered as one of the hottest ever to have played soccer.
3. Laisa Andrioli (Brazil)
Laisa Andrioli is one of the world's hottest female soccer players, as it can be easily observed from the picture. The Brazilian international possesses a hot face equaled by her body and is one of the sexiest footballers. She has even posed for a very sexy photoshoot, and if you want to see more pictures of this glamorous player, you could look here.
2. Alex Morgan (USA)
With a face like that, it is impossible that she does not make this list, and she also has an excellent body to go with it. Also, she is also excellent in soccer and has scored some very important goals for USA in the past, including major tournaments like the FIFA Women's World Cup, where she scored in the final against Japan. She is certainly one of the hottest players currently in women's soccer at the age of only 22, and hopefully, she has great success in the future.
1. Hope Solo (USA)
USA goalkeeper Hope Solo is undoubtedly one of the hottest female athletes in the world, and as the photo indicates, she has an impressive structure which is admired by many. She looks strong and muscular and has the body of an athlete. The talented USA goalkeeper recently posed for the ESPN Body Issue, and it has attracted plenty of attention.