Madeleine Giske is a Norwegian football midfielder who currently plays for Arna-Bjørnar in Bergen, Norway. She is also a member of the Norwegian Women's
National Football Team. Giske is the daughter of Anders Giske, a former professional footballer who captained the Norwegian National Football Team, as well
as playing for clubs such as SK Brann, FC Nuremberg, Bayer Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln.
Full name : Homare Sawa
Date of birth : September 6, 1978
Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position : Midfielder
Current club : INAC Kobe Leonessa
Number : 10
Women's world player of the year 2001 is awarded to Homare Sawa
Date of birth: 6 September 1978
Place of birth: Tokyo
Clubs: Yomiuri Beleza (1991-98), Denver Diamonds (1999), Atlanta
Beat (2001-03), NTV Beleza (2004-09), Washington Freedom (2009-
10), INAC Kobe Leonessa (2011)
National team: 173 matches (80 goals)
FIFA Women's World Cup winner (2011)
Asian Games gold medal winner (2010)
East Asian Football Championship (2008, 2010)
7 Japanese League titles (1993, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010,
6 All Japan Women's Football Championships (1993, 2004, 2005,
2007, 2008, 2009)
1 Japanese League Cup (2007)
Ballon d'Or for the year 2011 is awarded to Lionel messi.
Born: 24 June 1987 in Rosario
Position: Attacking midfielder/second striker
Clubs: FC Barcelona (since 2000)
. 1 FIFA Ballon d'Or (2010)
. 1 FIFA World Player of the Year (2009)
. 1 Ballon d'Or (2009)
. 2 Appearances in FIFA World Cup™ finals (Germany 2006, South Africa 2010)
. 5 La Liga titles (2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11)
. 1 Copa del Rey (2008/09)
. 5 Spanish supercups (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
. 3 UEFA Champions League titles (2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11)
. 2 FIFA Club World Cups (2009, 2011)
. 2 UEFA Supercups (2009/10, 2010/11)
. 1 FIFA U-20 World Cup (2005)
. 1 Olympic Gold Medal (2008)
Soccer if one of the most liking and popular sport of the world.It has very interesting history compare to other sports.There are evidence the soccer is played in China in secong and third centuries BC.The of China dribbled leather balls by kicking it into oponents small nets during the time of Han dynasty.Recorded facts also proofs thar Romans and Greeks used to play ball for fun and frolic.Koyoto ( Japan ) where kicking of ball was so much popular sport.
But it is also said the initial growth of the modern soccer started in United Kingdom of England.One of the amusing fact is that the first ball was used the head of some Danish Brigand.The old form of soccer used to allow many ill practices like kicking,punching,biting and gouging.The main aim was to carry the ball to a target sport.Sometimes competition are set and results in incidents of voilence during the game.Some people also said that soldiers admired the game so much that they missed archery pratice to watch the sport.
Because of raising incedents and voilence in the King Edward lll banned soccer in 1365.n 1424 King James I of Scotland also proclaimed in the Parliament— "Na man play at the Fute-ball" (No man shall play footbal)
But it is still a question that where and when exactly soccer sport is started.? The answer can be that it is started or played more than three thousand years.But the nativity of the modern day soccer must be credited Britain.It was also known as the association football,with Scotland and England being the co-founders of the systematic game of soccer.
Women soccer is one of the most growing sport in the world.It has different ratios in defferent contenents In Europe way back in 1930 and international competitions dated back untill round about 1950.College soccer teams began to spread in the early 1980s.the national squad was not established until about 1985..First professional womens's league started in 2001.As we see women's football (soccer) has a great history.