The FIFA Women's World Cup is the most prestigious international football competition for women's national teams. It has been held every four years since 1991.
The United States is the most successful team in the tournament's history, having won four titles. Germany has won two titles, while Norway, Japan, and Spain have each won one title.
Who was the first Women's World Cup winner?
The first women's World Cup happened in 1991. The United States won the first championship and became the first winners.
FIFA Women's World Cup Winners List from 1991
Although the sentence above might be confusing (because the Women's World Cup didn't begin until 1991), it's good to remember that the Men's World Cup started way back in 1930. The Women's World Cup has also had its own winners, and here is the complete list:
|2011||Japan||the United States|
|2019||United States||the Netherlands|
Here are some other interesting facts about the FIFA Women's World Cup:
- The biggest win in the tournament's history was a 13-0 victory by the United States over Thailand in 2019.
- The youngest player to ever play in the Women's World Cup was Sarah Walsh of Australia, who was 16 years old when she appeared in the 2007 tournament.
- The oldest player to ever play in the Women's World Cup was Formiga of Brazil, who was 43 years old when she appeared in the 2019 tournament.