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Women's World Cup: Golden Boot winners from every edition

Michelle Akers is still holding her record of winning the Golden Boot in the FIFA Women's World Cup with more than 7 goals.

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The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 finally came to an end as Spain lifted their maiden Women's major title after Defeating England by 1-0 at the Sydney Olympic Stadium. Alongside the battle for the title, there were also some key individual battles going on, and one of those was for the Golden Boot. The biggest stars in women's football fought for their respective teams to help them win the most precious competition of Football.

The Golden Boot is an honorable and competitive prize. The recent tournaments have seen the award won by a low-key final goal tally. The past three Golden Boots have been secured with a maximum of six goals scored but this time it settled down to five. Japan's Hinata Miyazawa won the 2023 Golden Boot. Michelle Akers is still holding her record of winning the Golden Boot in the FIFA Women's World Cup with more than 7 goals. So, let's check out the Winners of the Golden Boot from every edition of the FIFA WWC 2023.

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Golden Boot tiebreakers:

FIFA rules over Golden Boot tiebreakers come into play if more than one player scores the same amount of goals at the end of the tournament. In that instance, assists will come into contention. That will be followed by minutes played with the player compiling her goals in the fewest minutes ranking higher.

Women's World Cup: Golden Boot winners from every edition

Brazilian Marta is undoubtedly one of the greatest women's soccer players in history. She is the all-time top scorer at the Women's World Cup. Marta has scored 17 goals in her five World Cup appearances, winning the Golden Boot as the top scorer at the 2007 tournament when she scored seven goals. In 2019, Marta passed German men's player Miroslav Klose (16 goals) as the top scorer in the history of the World Cup, male or female. Japan's Hinata Miyazawa is the current Golden Boot winner who scored 5 goals in the 2023 edition.

Women's World Cup: Golden Boot winners from every edition | Sportz Point

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Year Host Player Nation Goals
1991 China Michelle Akers USA 10
1995 Sweden Ann Kristin Aarones Norway 6
1999 USA Sun Wen / Sissi China/Brazil 7
2003 USA Birgit Prinz Germany 7
2007 China Marta Brazil 7
2011 Germany Homare Sawa Japan 5
2015 Canada Celia Sasic Germany 6
2019 France Megan Rapinoe USA 6
2023 Aus/NZ Hinata Miyazawa Japan 5

Most goals by a player in a single Women's World Cup:

Year Player Country Goals
1991 Michelle Akers USA 10
1991 Heidi Mohr Germany 7
1999 Sun Wen China 7
1999 Sissi Brazil 7
2003 Birgit Prinz Germany 7
2007 Marta Brazil 7
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