Women's World Cup 2019: Top 7 football stars to watch in France

Women's World Cup 2019: Top 7 football stars to watch in France

The world's best female footballers will be in action in France when the 2019 Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday, June 7.

Although not as celebrated as men's football when it comes to numbers, women are carving out their name in football's history books as they keep rising to higher levels of popularity.

According to BBC, new world records for club attendances in women's football were set across three top European leagues in the 2018/19 season.

In Spain, Atletico Madrid's match against Barcelona attracted 60,739 fans, while Juventus versus Fiorentina broke the Italian record with 39,000 fans present.

Meanwhile France also broke its domestic record in women's football after 25,907 fans witnessed Lyon's defeat Paris Saint Germain to win the Division 1 Feminine title.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng brings you seven stars to look out for in the Women's World Cup.

7. Eugenie Le Sommer — France

6. Marta — Brazil

5. Asisat Oshoala — Nigeria

4. Dzsenifer Marozsan — Germany

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3. Saki Kumagai — Japan

2. Lieke Martens — Netherlands

1. Sam Kerr — Australia

Earlier Legit.ng reported that the 2019 Women's World Cup will start on Friday, June 7, when the hosts France play South Korea in what is expected to be a tough opening match.

Women's 2019 World Cup in France is expected to be played for a month in which the final of the championship will be played in Lyon on July 7. 24 nations will take part in the tournament which splits across six groups of four.

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