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Women's World Cup Hat-Tricks Scorers of All Time

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One of the best ways to promote women's soccer is to review the records of women soccer players. Therefore, in this article, we will introduce you to Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time.

Every year, at the end of each football match and tournament, the relevant organizations review the players' records. But perhaps few in the world of football- especially in countries where the situation of women's football is not in a good condition- pay attention to the statistics related to the world of women's football. Reviewing these records can both motivate women to enter football with strength and hope, and can also encourage players. When player status and movements are published in newspapers and sports sites and people read them, female players make sure that they, like their male rivals, are under the watchful eye of critics and the public, so try hard to improve their performance.

In order to introduce more football friends to the world of women's soccer, in this article we will introduce you to Women's World Cup hat-tricks. This list is based on the top

Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time,

but it is certainly interesting for many football fans to know which female soccer player has managed to score a hat-trick in the World Cup for the first time? Carolina Morace is a former Italian football player who played as a striker, She was the top scorer in Serie A for 11 consecutive years. On 17 November 1991, as a part of Italy national team in a game against Chinese Taipei, she scored 3 goals, three goals that named her the first female player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup match.

Hat-tricks scorers in women's world cup history

Now it's time to have a glance at the Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time.

Samantha Kerr

Our first name on our list of

Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time

is Sam Kerr who has repeatedly proven herself as one of the greatest female footballers ever. Samantha May Kerr was born on 10 September 1993 in East Fremantle, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. His father-Roger Kerr- is Anglo-Indian and that's the reason for her Indian-like appearance. Being a professional footballer is a heritage in her family, her father and his uncles were pro footballers in the West Australian Football League.

Kerr started her career at age 15 with Perth Glory and played there from 2008 to 2012, and then she had been transferred to Sydney FC. At the club's level, she had played in different soccer sides before joining Chelsea in 2019. At the national level, in February 2009, the fifteen-year-old Kerr was selected to play for Australia's senior national team, and in two years, in 2011 at age 17, she named to Australia's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. Throughout her professional life, she has been through three world cups. in the last women's world cup, on 18 June 2019 in a game against Jamaica Sam Kerr scored four goals and named herself as one of the

hat-tricks scorers in women's world cup history

.

Cristiana Girelli

The current

Juventus

striker is our second Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time. Cristiana Girelli was born on 23 April 1990 in Gavardo, Italy. She started her football career at the senior level in 2005 with Bardolino, she played there until 2013 and three times won the Serie A title and won the Italian Women's Cup and Italian Women's Super Cup. She later on, joined ACF Brescia Femminile and also there for two times won the Serie A title and won the Italian Women's Cup. In 2018 she joined Juventus and so far she won the Serie A title in 2019, 2020 and the Italian Women's Cup in 2019.

Cristiana Girelli made her national debut, as a striker in

Italy

's national team in March 2013 in a friendly match against England and due to her great performances, she soon called up for the 2013 UEFA Euro's final tournament.  Throughout her professional life, she has been through two world cups. in the last women's world cup, on 14 June 2019 in a game against Jamaica, Cristiana Girelli scored three goals and named herself as one of the

FIFA Women's world cup greatest hat-tricks of all time.

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Alex Morgan

Our third Women's

World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time

is Alex Morgan, one of the greatest female footballers in soccer history.  Alexandra Morgan Carrasco was born on 2 July 1989 in the Los Angeles County suburb of San Dimas, California. She was a gifted, multi-sport athlete. She started her soccer with AYSO- American Youth Soccer Organization- when she was only a kid. Her first football coach was her father and under his surveillance started her career club at the age of 14. Later on, she continued her football at college level as she attended UC Berkeley, where she played for the California Golden Bears from 2007 to 2010 and selected the candidate for the Hermann Trophy during her junior year. Morgan became the first Golden Bear to be one of the top three finalists for the award.

Following her success in California Golden Bears, she could break into Western New York Flash-an an American soccer club based in Elma- But she stayed there just for a year, and for the 2012 season she decided to join Seattle Sounders Women. At the club's level, she has played in Portland Thorns FC,

Orlando Pride

, and Lyon. She is now the player of

Tottenham Hotspur

.At the national level, she made her debut in April 2008 for the under-20 team that happened during the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship in Puebla, Mexico and after two years in 2010, she made her first senior national debut in a match versus Mexico in March. Her first experience of the Women's World cup was in 2011, a great opportunity that made her the first player to ever record a goal and an assist in a World Cup final. Morgan finished eighth in the balloting for the 2011 FIFA World Player of the Year.

Throughout her professional life, she has been through three world cups. in the last women's world cup, on 11 June 2019 in a game against Thailand, Alex Morgan scored five goals and named herself as the

player with the most hat-tricks in women's world cup history.

 

Michelle Akers

Michelle Anne Akers- The Gloden Shoe winner in 1991- is our next one on the list of Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time. Michelle Anne Akers was born on February 1, 1966, in Santa Clara, California, the U.S. she started her football career at Shorecrest High School, and during her school time, she was noted for her aggressive and physical style of play, two characteristics that made her one of the greatest female soccer players of all time.

After going through college and playing in its club, she started her professional football career in Tyresö FF in 1990 and remained there until her early retirement in 2000.  She started her international matches as a member of the 1985

United States women's national soccer team

(USWNT) at a tournament in Italy in August 1985 and soon proved herself as a key member of the US national team, she is now the U.S. national team's second all-time leading scorer with 105 goals.

Throughout her professional life, she has been through three world cups. in her last women's world cup, on 24 November 1991 in a game against Chinese Taipei, Michelle Anne Akers scored five goals and named herself as the player with the most hat-tricks in women's world cup history. She is also one of the highest goal scorers in women's world cup history, in her three experiences of the world cup, she had scored 12 goals. 

Carli Lloyd

The next one on our list of

Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time

is Carli Lloyd whose name is on every honor list of women's football. Carli Anne Hollins was born on July 16, 1982, in Delran Township, New Jersey, U.S. She began playing soccer at age of five, once her mother had said that Carli, since her childhood showed her instinct for football, an inner ability that leads her to became the first player who has the record of

FIFA women's world cup fastest hat-tricks.

Carli started her football right from school. During her high school, she played soccer under the schooling of the late Rudy "The Red Baron" Klobach from 1997 til 2000. After that, she continued football at the college level, in 2001, she attended Rutgers University and till 2004 played for the Scarlet Knights women's soccer team and as a striker and was chosen the First-Team All-Big East for four continuous years. Having finished college, she followed up her passion for football in a more serious way. At the club's level, she had played in 

Chicago Red Stars

,

Manchester City

( loan), and Atlanta Beat in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS). She is currently playing for

Sky Blue FC

and is one of the highest-paid female soccer players in 2020.

Carli started her national football with the Under-21 team and later on could join the senior team and made her first debut for the United States women's national soccer team on July 10, 2005, against Ukraine. This brilliant striker, throughout her professional life, has been through four world cups. On 5 July 2015, in the final match of the world cup against Japan, she could score three goals in 3', 5', 16' respectively and named herself the first player to a hat trick in a Women's World Cup final, as well as the FIFA women's world cup fastest hat-tricks. Carli's hat-trick was also the only hat-trick in any World Cup final in normal time, as the only men's World Cup final hat-trick wasn't completed until extra time.

Célia Šašić

Célia Šašić was born on 27 June 1988 in Bonn, West Germany. She is a former German footballer who had a record of FIFA women's world cup fastest hat-tricks before Carli Lloyd.  During childhood, her brother took her to the training sessions and so that she began her career at the age of five at TuS Germania Hersel. At junior level, she had played in different clubs and started her senior career by joining the Bundesliga side SC 07 Bad Neuenahr in 2004. She soon became the regular player and after a year she could win the Fritz Walter medal in bronze as the year's third-best female junior player and was chosen the division's top-scorer till 2007.  After nine years, Celia signed a three-year contract with 1. FFC Frankfurt but on 16 July 2015, she announced her retirement at the age of 27.

Celia has Cameroonian and French ancestry but she decided to play for the German National team, so she became a German citizen at the beginning of 2004 and was soon called to join the squad at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. She made her debut for Germany's senior national team against Australia In January 2005. Celia could achieve different honors at national and clubs level, she was the German Footballer of the Year in 2012, 2015, the winner of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Golden Shoe, FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Team: 2015, FIFA Women's World Cup Dream Team in 2015.  Throughout her professional life, she has been through three world cups. in her last women's world cup, on 7 June 2015 in a game against Ivory Coast, Célia Šašić scored three goals and named herself as one of the Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time.

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Inka Grings

Our next female footballer is the youngest player to score a hat-trick in women's world cup . Inka Grings was born on 31 October 1978 in Düsseldorf, West Germany. At an early age, she wanted to be a tennis player but as no tennis club accepted her, she decided to choose football as her regular sport. So she joined TSV Eller 04 in 1984 to start her football career at the youth level and later on, she joined Gather SV. Her senior level of football started in 1995 as she signed FCR 2001 Duisburg. She immediately became an outstanding player for the club and in the next years, she became one of the most successful goalscorers in Germany and after three years in 1998, she could win the German Cup. 

Before her retirement, at the club's level, she had played in

FC Zürich Frauen

, Chicago Red Stars and, FC Köln. During her professional life, for several times, she became Top-scorer Bundesliga, Women's Footballer of the Year (Germany), Top-scorer UEFA Women's Championship, Top-scorer UEFA Women's Champions League. She also won the Summer Olympic Games Bronze medal. At the international level, she started playing for the German national team in 1996 and made her debut for the national team in May against Finland. Grings has scored 64 international goals and is the third all-time German top scorer. 

Throughout her professional life, she has been through two world cups. She had missed the 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup due to injury and also the next tournament due to disagreements with head coach Silvia Neid. In 199 women's world cup, on 24 June in a game against Mexico, Inka Grings scored three goals at the age of 20 years and 236 days and named herself as one of the FIFA Women's world cup greatest hat-tricks of all time.

 Cristiane Rozeira

Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva was born on 15 May 1985 in Osasco, São Paulo, Brazil. She started her football career at the junior level and after that, She started her professional career at the local football clubs São Bernardo and later on in Clube Atlético Juventus. At the club's level, she had played in different top-class sides such as Icheon Daekyo, Centro Olímpico,

Paris Saint-Germain

, Changchun Zhuoyue, São Paulo. she is currently plays at Santos as a stiker. 

Cristiane at the age of 15 called up for the

Brazil

Under-19 team and took part in both the 2002 U-19 Women's World Championship in Canada and soon became one of the key players of the Brazil national team. The Olympic football tournament in Athens 2004 was her breakthrough, a top-level opportunity in which she proved herself a worthy striker and could manage to be named The Top scorer at the Summer Olympics. Throughout her professional life, she has been through three world cups. in her last women's world cup, 9 June 2019 in a game against Jamaica, Cristiane Rozeira scored three goals and named herself as one of the Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time and also the oldest player to score a hat-trick at 34 years and 25 days.

Fabienne Humm

Fabienne Valérie Humm was born on  20 December 1986 in  Zürich, Switzerland. She is a  Swiss football forward who has the record of the briefest world cup hat-trick to be completed. In 1994, She started her football career in FC Windisch at the youth level, and later on, she also played in FC Sursee and FC Windisch. Fabienne continued her football at the senior level with  FC Schlieren in 2006 and after three years, in 2009 she joined  FC Zürich- her current team.

Fabienne started playing in the Swiss national team in May 2012, a 1–0 win over Ireland. Despite her brilliant tactics and skills, she was never acknowledged by the press and other international clubs, however, she is a real football talent who is an expert at the overhead kick. Throughout her professional life, she has been through just one world cup. In her only women's world cup, on 12 June 2015 in a game against Ecuador, Fabienne Valérie scored three goals and named herself as one of the Women's World Cup hat-tricks scorers of all time.

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