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Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from August 8 to August 24, 2008. A total of 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees competed in 28 sports and 302 events...

was held in Beijing
Beijing
Beijing , also known as Peking , is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center, and home to the headquarters for most of China's...

 and several other cities in the People's Republic of China from 6 August to 23 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA
FIFA
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association , commonly known by the acronym FIFA , is the international governing body of :association football, futsal and beach football. Its headquarters are located in Zurich, Switzerland, and its president is Sepp Blatter, who is in his fourth...

 were invited to send their full women's national teams and men's U-23 teams to participate. Men's teams were allowed to augment their squad with three players over the age of 23.

For these games, the men competed in a 16-team tournament, and the women in a 12-team tournament. Football preliminaries actually commenced two days before the Opening Ceremony
2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony
The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was held at the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. It began at 8:00 pm China Standard Time on August 8, 2008, as 8 is considered to be a lucky number. The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese culture...

 of the Games on 8 August.

Venues


Aside from the host city Beijing, football matches took place in four other cities:
  • Beijing
    Beijing
    Beijing , also known as Peking , is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center, and home to the headquarters for most of China's...

    : Beijing National Stadium
    Beijing National Stadium
    Beijing National Stadium, also known officially as the National Stadium, or colloquially as the Bird's Nest , is a stadium in Beijing, China. The stadium was designed for use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.-History:...

  • Beijing
    Beijing
    Beijing , also known as Peking , is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center, and home to the headquarters for most of China's...

    : Workers' Stadium
  • Qinhuangdao
    Qinhuangdao
    Qinhuangdao is a port city in northeastern Hebei province of North China. It is about 300 km east of Beijing, on the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea....

    : Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
    Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
    Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium served as one of the football venues during the 2008 Summer Olympics.The multi-use stadium lies inside the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre on the Hebei Avenue in Qinhuangdao, China....

  • Shanghai
    Shanghai
    Shanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city proper in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities in the People's Republic of China, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010...

    : Shanghai Stadium
    Shanghai Stadium
    The Shanghai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shanghai, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches.The stadium was built in 1997 when the 8th National Games of the People's Republic of China was held in Shanghai. It can hold about 80,000 people, so it is also called the "80,000...

  • Shenyang
    Shenyang
    Shenyang , or Mukden , is the capital and largest city of Liaoning Province in Northeast China. Currently holding sub-provincial administrative status, the city was once known as Shengjing or Fengtianfu...

    : Shenyang Olympic Stadium
  • Tianjin
    Tianjin
    ' is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China. It is governed as a direct-controlled municipality, one of four such designations, and is, thus, under direct administration of the central government...

    : Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
    Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
    The Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium , often colloquially referred to as the Water Drop , is a stadium in Tianjin, China. Construction started in August 2003 and was completed in August 2007....


Men


Men's football
Oscar Ustari
Oscar Ustari
Oscar Alfredo Ustari is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Getafe CF in Spain, as a goalkeeper.-Club career:Ustari arrived in Club Atlético Independiente's youth system at the age of 14...


Ezequiel Garay
Ezequiel Garay
Ezequiel Marcelo Garay is an Argentine footballer who plays for S.L. Benfica in Portugal, as a central defender.-Early years:...


Luciano Fabián Monzón
Luciano Fabián Monzón
Luciano Fabián Monzón is an Argentine football defender currently playing for OGC Nice. He made his Boca Juniors debut during the Clausura 2008 tournament in Boca Juniors, and was a surprise choice for the Argentina squad for the 2008 Olympic Games later that year, this doubt was put to rest as...


Pablo Zabaleta
Pablo Zabaleta
Pablo Javier Zabaleta Girod is an Argentine footballer who plays for Manchester City.Zabaleta can operate on both sides of the pitch either as a defender or defensive midfielder, but is predominantly a right sided player. Zabaleta also holds a Spanish passport...


Fernando Gago
Federico Fazio
Federico Fazio
Federico Julián Fazio is an Argentine footballer who plays for Sevilla FC in the Spanish first division, usually as a central defender.-Club career:...


José Ernesto Sosa
José Ernesto Sosa
José Ernesto Sosa is an Argentine football attacking midfielder who plays for Ukrainian club Metalist Kharkiv.- Career :Sosa played for Estudiantes between 2002 and 2007...


Éver Banega
Éver Banega
Éver Maximiliano David Banega is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Valencia CF in Spain, mainly as a central midfielder.-Boca Juniors:...


Ezequiel Lavezzi
Ezequiel Lavezzi
Ezequiel Iván Lavezzi , nicknamed "El Pocho", is an Argentine football striker of Italian descent, who currently plays for Italian Serie A club Napoli and the Argentine national team.-Atlético Estudiantes:...


Juan Román Riquelme
Juan Román Riquelme
Juan Román Riquelme is an Argentine footballer who plays for Boca Juniors. A longtime Argentine international, Riquelme is best known for his spells with Boca Juniors and Villarreal...


Ángel Di María
Ángel Di María
Ángel Fabián di María Hernández is an Argentine footballer who currently plays as a winger for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Argentine national team...


Nicolás Pareja
Nicolás Pareja
Nicolás Martín Pareja is an Argentine football defender and an Olympic gold medalist who plays for FC Spartak Moscow. Previously he played for Argentinos Juniors, RSC Anderlecht and RCD Espanyol....


Lautaro Acosta
Lautaro Acosta
Lautaro Germán Acosta is an Argentine footballer who plays for Racing de Santander on loan from Sevilla FC in La Liga, as a forward.-Lanús:...


Javier Mascherano
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi
Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and captains the Argentina national team, mainly as a striker. Messi received several Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations by the age of 21, and won in 2009 and 2010...


Sergio Agüero
Sergio Agüero
Sergio Leonel "Kun" Agüero del Castillo is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester City in England's Premier League and the Argentine national team....


Diego Buonanotte
Diego Buonanotte
Diego Mario Buonanotte Rende , is an Argentine footballer who plays for Málaga CF, as a attacking midfielder or winger.-River Plate:...


Sergio Romero
Sergio Romero
Sergio Germán Romero is an Argentine football player who currently plays for Sampdoria in Italy and the Argentina national team.-Club career:...


Nicolás Navarro
Coach: Sergio Batista
Sergio Batista
Sergio Daniel "Checho" Batista is an Argentine football manager and former footballer. He played as a midfielder, and represented his national team 39 times between 1985 and 1990. He was head coach of Argentina national football team from July 2010 to July 2011.-Club:Batista played youth football...


Ambruse Vanzekin
Ambruse Vanzekin
Ambruse Vanzekin is a Nigerian football goalkeeper who currently plays for Warri Wolves F.C..-Career:Vanzekin began his career with Plateau United before scouted to Bendel Insurance F.C. in 2006. He left Insurance in January 2008 and moved to Akwa United F.C. until they were relegated after the...


Chibuzor Okonkwo
Chibuzor Okonkwo
Chibuzor Okonkwo is a Nigerian Defender who plays football for Heartland.-Career:He is a right-footed full-back who can play on either side of the pitch. He came in January 2007 from Gabros International to Bayelsa United F.C., where he won the 2008-09 League MVP award after leading helping...


Onyekachi Apam
Onyekachi Apam
Onyekachi Apam, is a Nigerian football defender who played for and was captain of French club side OGC Nice. He transferred to French club side Stade Rennes in summer 2010.-Personal life:...


Dele Adeleye
Dele Adeleye
Ayodele "Dele" Adeleye is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for SC Tavriya Simferopol.- Club career :Adeleye is a defender who was born in Lagos and made his debut in professional football as part of the Shooting Stars FC squad before joining Sparta Rotterdam...


Monday James
Monday James
Monday James is a Nigerian professional football defender, currently playing for Swedish club Hammarby IF.-Club career:He began his career by Bendel Insurance before being transferred to Bayelsa United in January 2006....


Chinedu Obasi
Sani Kaita
Sani Kaita
Sani Haruna Kaita is a Nigerian footballer playing currently for Ukrainian Premier League team SC Tavriya Simferopol.-Club career:...


Victor Nsofor Obinna
Victor Nsofor Obinna
Victor Nsofor Obinna is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a winger for FC Lokomotiv Moscow.-Biography:Obinna in Igbo, literally means "Father´s heart". He played for Chievo in Italy's Serie B, having played regularly in Serie A with the club until their relegation in 2007...


Promise Isaac
Promise Isaac
Isaac Promise is a Nigerian football player, who currently plays for Turkish team Manisaspor as a striker.- Club career :When young, Promise went on trials with Nigerian second division side Grays International...


Solomon Okoronkwo
Solomon Okoronkwo
Solomon Ndubisi Okoronkwo is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Aalesund and the Nigerian national team.-Career:He was discovered in 2004 by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman, who got his guardianship and took him to Hertha Berlin FC...


Oluwafemi Ajilore
Oluwafemi Ajilore
Ebenezer Oluwafemi Ajilore also known as Femi is a Nigerian professional football midfielder, currently playing for the Danish Superliga side Brøndby IF on loan from FC Groningen. He also holds a Ghanaian passport....


Olubayo Adefemi
Olubayo Adefemi
Olubayo Adefemi was a Nigerian footballer.- International career :Adefemi represented his country at the 2008 Olympic Games, playing all the games and scoring a goal in a semifinal match against Belgium...


Peter Odemwingie
Peter Odemwingie
Peter Osaze Odemwingie is a footballer who plays as a winger or forward for Premier League side West Bromwich Albion. His name, Osaze, means "God chooses "....


Efe Ambrose
Efe Ambrose
Efetobore Ambrose Emuobo is a football player who currently plays for F.C. Ashdod.-Career:He played International often as defensive midfielder, in the Nigeria Premier League as Central defender or Right defender....


Victor Anichebe
Victor Anichebe
Victor Chinedu Anichebe is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Everton. He has been described as a fast and powerful player, in the mould of a "traditional" centre forward, although has played on the right of midfield.-Early life:Anichebe was born in Nigeria but moved to Liverpool aged one, his...


Emmanuel Ekpo
Emmanuel Ekpo
Emmanuel Ekpo is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Columbus Crew in Major League Soccer.-Professional:...


Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Ikechukwu Ezenwa is a Nigerian football goalkeeper who currently plays for Heartland F.C..-Career:He began his career by Ocean Boys F.C. before moved to Heartland F.C...


Oladapo Olufemi
Oladapo Olufemi
Oladapo Olufemi Oluyi is a Nigerian footballer. He currently plays for IK Start in Norway, as a central or defensive midfielder.-Career:...


Coach: Samson Siasia
Samson Siasia
Samson Siasia is a former football striker from Nigeria and the former head coach of the Nigerian Men National football team from 2010 to 2011.-Club career:...


Diego Alves
Diego Alves Carreira
Diego Alves Carreira , known as Alves, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Valencia CF in Spain, as a goalkeeper.-Brazil / Almería:...


Renan
Renan Brito Soares
Renan Brito Soares or simply Renan , is a Brazilian goalkeeper. He currently plays for Internacional.- Career :...


Rafinha
Alex Silva
Alex Sandro da Silva
Alex Sandro da Silva or simply Alex Silva , is a Brazilian central defender. He currently plays for Flamengo.-Career:He is the younger brother of S.L...


Thiago Silva
Thiago Emiliano da Silva
Thiago Emiliano da Silva, , commonly known as Thiago Silva, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a centre back for Italian Serie A club Milan...


Marcelo
Ilsinho
Ilsinho
Ilson Pereira Dias Júnior , commonly known as Ilsinho, is a Brazilian right midfielder who currently plays for Sport Club Internacional...


Breno
Breno Borges
Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges , commonly known as Breno, is a Brazilian football central defender. He currently plays for Bayern Munich.-São Paulo:Breno was a member of the Brazilian Olympic U-23 national team...


Hernanes
Hernanes
Anderson Hernanes de Carvalho Andrade Lima , commonly known as Hernanes is a Brazilian midfielder who currently plays for Lazio.Hernanes can be used as a playmaker in the centre attacking midfield role...


Anderson
Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira
Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira , best known as Anderson, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Manchester United and the Brazil national team....


Lucas
Lucas Leiva
Lucas Pezzini-Leiva , often known as simply Lucas, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a Defensive midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazilian national side...


Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira , commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Flamengo and the Brazilian national team as an attacking midfielder or forward. He is a two-time winner of the FIFA World Player of the Year, awarded to the best player over the year...


Ramires
Ramires
Ramires Santos do Nascimento , commonly Ramires and Rambo, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chelsea and the Brazilian national side. In 2008, he won a Bronze medal in the XXIX Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China...


Diego
Diego Ribas da Cunha
Diego Ribas da Cunha , commonly known as just Diego, is an international Brazilian footballer who plays for Atlético Madrid on loan from VfL Wolfsburg, as an attacking midfielder.-Santos:...


Thiago Neves
Thiago Neves Augusto
Thiago Neves Augusto, commonly known as Thiago Neves , is a left foot Brazilian footballer who plays for Flamengo on loan from Al-Hilal.-Club career:...


Alexandre Pato
Alexandre Pato
Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva , commonly known as Alexandre Pato or simply Pato, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Brazilian national team. His nickname, Pato, refers to his place of birth, Pato Branco...


Rafael Sóbis
Rafael Sóbis
Rafael Augusto Sóbis do Nascimento , commonly known as Rafael Sóbis, is a Brazilian footballer of Ukrainian descent, who plays for Fluminense.-Internacional:...


Jo
JO, Jo or jo may refer to:*Jō, a ~4-foot-long wooden staff used in some Japanese martial arts*Cho , , also spelled Jo, a common Korean family name*Jo , a 1971 French comedy...


Coach: Dunga
Dunga
Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri , commonly known as Dunga , is a former Brazilian football defensive midfielder and a World Champion for Brazil in the 1994 World Cup...


Women


Women's football
Hope Solo
Hope Solo
Hope Amelia Solo is an American association football goalkeeper. She became a free agent after Women's Professional Soccer terminated the magicJack franchise for which she played in the 2011 season. Solo is the current starting goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer...


Heather Mitts
Heather Mitts
Heather Blaine Mitts Feeley is an American professional soccer player who is a defender in the Women's Professional Soccer league. Mitts played college soccer for the University of Florida, and thereafter, she has played professionally for the Philadelphia Charge, Boston Breakers, Philadelphia...


Christie Rampone
Christie Rampone
Christie Patricia Rampone is an American soccer defender currently playing for magicJack of Women's Professional Soccer. She is a member and current Captain of the United States women's national soccer team.-High school:...


Rachel Buehler
Rachel Buehler
Rachel Marie Buehler is an American soccer defender currently playing for the United States women's national soccer team.-College career:...


Lindsay Tarpley
Lindsay Tarpley
Lindsay Ann Tarpley Snow is an American soccer forward currently playing for magicJack of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team. She went to Portage Central High School.-High school:Tarpley grew up in Portage, Michigan, and attended Portage...


Natasha Kai
Natasha Kai
Natasha Kanani Janine Kai is an American soccer forward currently playing for Philadelphia Independence of Women's Professional Soccer.-University of Hawaiʻi:Kai played for the University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Wahine from 2002-2005...


Shannon Boxx
Shannon Boxx
Shannon Boxx is an American soccer midfielder currently playing for magicJack of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team....


Amy Rodriguez
Amy Rodriguez
Amy Joy Rodriguez is an American soccer forward currently playing for Philadelphia Independence of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team....


Heather O'Reilly
Heather O'Reilly
Heather Ann O'Reilly , also known by her initials HAO, is a member of the United States women's national soccer team and a two-time Olympic Gold medalist...


Aly Wagner
Aly Wagner
Alyson Kay "Aly" Wagner is a former American soccer midfielder who last played for Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer. She was a member of the United States women's national soccer team...


Carli Lloyd
Carli Lloyd
Carli Anne Lloyd is an American soccer midfielder currently playing for the Atlanta Beat of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team.-Early life:...


Lauren Cheney
Lauren Cheney
Lauren Nicole Cheney is an American soccer player and member of the United States women's national soccer team. She is currently a forward for Women's Professional Soccer's Boston Breakers.-Career:...


Tobin Heath
Tobin Heath
Tobin Powell Heath is an American soccer player, an Olympic Gold medalist, and a FIFA Women's World Cup Finalist. According to United States Soccer Federation, Heath is "perhaps the USA's most skillful player" and is "one of the team's best and most crafty dribblers"...


Stephanie Cox
Kate Markgraf
Kate Markgraf
Kate Markgraf , is an American soccer defender and was a member of the U.S. women's national team.-Early life:...


Angela Hucles
Angela Hucles
Angela Khalia Hucles is a former American soccer midfielder and member of the United States women's national soccer team.-Early life:...


Lori Chalupny
Lori Chalupny
Lori Christine Chalupny is an American soccer midfielder currently playing for Atlanta Beat of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team.-Career:...


Nicole Barnhart
Nicole Barnhart
Nicole Renee Barnhart is an American soccer goalkeeper who currently plays for the Philadelphia Independence of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team....


Coach: Pia Sundhage
Pia Sundhage
Pia Mariane Sundhage is a Swedish former professional football player who is currently the head coach of the United States Women's National Team. While she played most of her career as a forward, she had stints as a midfielder as well as a sweeper.- Club :...


Andréia
Simone
Simone Gomes Jatobá
Simone Gomes Jatobá, or simply Simone is a Brazilian women's soccer player.-Career:She has played in the volante position for France's Olympique Lyonnais since 2005...


Andréia Rosa
Andréia Rosa de Andrade
Andréia Rosa de Andrade, generally known as Andréia Rosa , is a football defender who currently plays for the Brazilian Women's National Team.-External links:**...


Tânia
Tânia Maria Pereira Ribeiro
Tânia Maria Pereira Ribeiro, or simply Tânia is a Brazilian women's soccer player. She plays as a defender for Brazil's Saad EC, and is a member of the Brazilian National Team, for which she won a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics...


Renata Costa
Renata Aparecida da Costa
Renata Aparecida da Costa, or simply Renata Costa or Kóki is a Brazilian women's soccer player.- Career :...


Maycon
Andréia dos Santos
Andréia dos Santos known as Maycon is a Brazilian women's association football player. She currently plays as a midfielder for Brazil's Saad EC. She was a member of the Brazilian National Team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics...


Daniela
Daniela Alves Lima
Daniela Alves Lima , commonly known as Daniela, is a Brazilian footballer who played midfielder who last played for Saint Louis Athletica of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Brazil women's national football team.-Career:Daniela begun her career at the age of 13, at Portuguesa de...


Formiga
Miraildes Maciel Mota
Miraildes Maciel Mota , commonly known as Formiga , is a Brazilian footballer who played midfielder who last played for FC Gold Pride of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Brazil women's national football team.-Career:Formiga was acquired by FC Gold Pride in the 2008 WPS...


Ester
Ester Aparecida dos Santos
Ester Aparecida dos Santos, or simply Ester is a Brazilian women's soccer player, who plays for Sky Blue FC.- Career :...


Marta
Cristiane
Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva
Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva , better known as Cristiane, is a Brazilian association football player...


Bárbara
Bárbara Micheline do Monte Barbosa
Bárbara Micheline do Monte Barbosa or simply Bárbara , is a football goalkeeper who has played for the Swedish club Sunnanå SK and the Brazilian National Team....


Francielle
Francielle Manoel Alberto
Francielle Manoel Alberto , commonly known as Francielle, is a Brazilian footballer who played midfielder currently playing for Santos, on loan from Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer.-External links:* *...


Pretinha
Delma Gonçalves
Delma Gonçalves known as Pretinha is a Brazilian women's soccer player. She currently plays as a striker for South Korea's Daekyo Kangaroos. She has been a longtime member of the Brazilian National Team for which she debuted in 1991...


Fabiana
Fabiana da Silva Simões
Fabiana da Silva Simões is a Brazilian footballer who plays forward who last played for Boston Breakers of Women's Professional Soccer and is a member of the Brazilian women's national team....


Érika
Érika Cristiano dos Santos
Érika Cristiano dos Santos , commonly known as Érika, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defender for Santos and the Brazilian Women's National Team....


Maurine
Maurine Dorneles Gonçalves
Maurine Dornelles Gonçalves, usually known as Maurine , is a football midfielder who currently plays for the Brazilian Women's National Team, the Western New York Flash, and Santos FC...


Rosana
Rosana dos Santos Augusto
Rosana dos Santos Augusto , commonly known as Rosana, is a Brazilian footballer who played midfielder currently playing for French club Lyon in the Division 1 Féminine. She is also a member of the Brazilian Women's National Team.-Club career:Rosana played for years in Brazil before moving to...


Coach: Jorge Luiz Barcellos

Nadine Angerer
Kerstin Stegemann
Kerstin Stegemann
Kerstin Stegemann is a former female football player from Germany.Born in Rheine-Mesum, she made her football debut at age 15 in 1993, playing for FFC Heike Rheine in the Frauen Bundesliga. Within two years, she made her first appearance for the German national team, playing in an April 13, 1995...


Saskia Bartusiak
Saskia Bartusiak
Saskia Bartusiak is a German footballer. She plays in a centre back position for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team.- Club :...


Babett Peter
Babett Peter
Babett Peter is a German footballer. She plays as a defender for 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam and the German national team.- Club :...


Annike Krahn
Annike Krahn
Annike Krahn is a German footballer. She plays in a centre back position for FCR 2001 Duisburg and the German national team.-Club:...


Linda Bresonik
Linda Bresonik
Linda Bresonik is a German footballer. She plays as a midfielder or wing back for FCR 2001 Duisburg and the German national team.- Club:...


Melanie Behringer
Melanie Behringer
Melanie Behringer is a German footballer. She plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team.-Club:...


Sandra Smisek
Sandra Smisek
Sandra Smisek is a German football striker. She currently plays for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team.Smisek has played for Germany at four FIFA Women's World Cup finals.-References:...


Birgit Prinz
Birgit Prinz
Birgit Prinz is a former German female professional association football player. She last played for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team. Prinz is one of the game's most prolific strikers and the FIFA Women's World Cup all-time leading scorer with 14 goals . She has been named FIFA...


Renate Lingor
Renate Lingor
Renate Lingor is a retired female German international football player.-Club career:Lingor began her career in 1981 with SV Blankenloch at the age of six, in 1983 she joined the youth team of Karlsruher SC. Aged 14 she signed with SC Klinge Seckach where she started her professional career in...


Anja Mittag
Anja Mittag
Anja Mittag is a German international footballer. She currently plays for 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam.- External links :*...


Ursula Holl
Ursula Holl
Ursula Ulrika Holl is a German footballer. She plays for FCR 2001 Duisburg and the German national team as a goalkeeper.- Club :...


Célia Okoyino da Mbabi
Célia Okoyino da Mbabi
Célia Okoyino da Mbabi is a German footballer. She plays as a midfielder or a striker for SC 07 Bad Neuenahr and the German national team.-Club:...


Simone Laudehr
Simone Laudehr
Simone Laudehr is a German footballer. She plays as a central midfielder or winger for FCR 2001 Duisburg and the German national team.- Club :...


Fatmire Bajramaj
Fatmire Bajramaj
Fatmire "Lira" Bajramaj is a German footballer with Albanian etnicity. She plays as an attacking midfielder for 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam and the German national team. She placed 3rd in 2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or competition, an annual award given to the world's best player.-Club:Bajramaj began her...


Conny Pohlers
Conny Pohlers
Conny Pohlers is a successful German football player. Since 1998 she has played in the Women's Bundesliga and since 2001 in the Germany women's national football team.-Domestic Football:...


Ariane Hingst
Ariane Hingst
Ariane Hingst is a German footballer. Primarily utilized as a defender or a defensive holding, midfielder Hingst announced this summer that she would be retiring from international football with the German national team. In addition it was announced by 1...


Kerstin Garefrekes
Kerstin Garefrekes
Kerstin Garefrekes is a German footballer. She plays as a midfielder or striker for 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German national team.-Club:...


Coach: Silvia Neid
Silvia Neid
Silvia Neid is a former professional soccer player, and, since July 2005, has served as the head coach of the Germany women's national football team after having been assistant to Tina Theune-Meyer for some time...