5 players you should want to track beyond the Women's World Cup
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The dust has settled on the Women’s World Cup. The victorious USA ladies are back in America celebrating like there's no tomorrow. Who can blame them, really? Their achievement is incredible.
A 2-0 win over the Netherlands nine days ago means the USWNT has won 50% of the World Cups since first played in 1991. This generation extended its nation's great legacy, both as a team and as individuals.
In France 2019, other sides gained admirers as well. The Dutch women performed remarkably to reach the final. England and Sweden both made some memories before falling in the semis. Italy also impressed. As with the US, all four those teams relied heavily on some key players.
With club football back on the agenda, we pick out five female stars to keep an eye on.