International top stars. You should have heard of these players before the European Championship.

Alexia Putellas is one of Spain’s top performers.

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The women’s soccer championship is just around the corner. We’ll tell you who could cause a sensation at this tournament and who the Swiss women should pay special attention to.

The Swedish hopes rest mainly on Fridolina Rolfö. After moving from Wolfsburg to FC Barcelona, ​​the striker really took off. Rolfö has scored nine goals and ten assists in 26 league games. But the 28-year-old has also been convincing in the national team again and again. For example at the Olympic Games last year, when she won the silver medal with the team. Fridolina Rolfö certainly has a good chance of making history as the top scorer at this European Championship.

Fridolina Rolfo is one of the most accurate strikers in the national team but also at FC Barcelona.
Fridolina Rolfö is one of the most accurate strikers in the national team, but also at FC Barcelona.

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The French have one of the strongest collectives of all qualified countries at this European Championship. Nonetheless, Marie-Antoinette Katoto always stands out thanks to her constant flow of goals. Since her debut with the national team in 2018, she has averaged almost a goal per game. Even Cristiano Ronaldo can only dream of such a value. But Katoto is also a bank at her club PSG. Over the last five seasons, she has scored an incredible 137 goals for the Parisians and is therefore one of the greatest fears of all goalkeepers at the European Championship.

Marie-Antoinette Katoto averages one goal per game for the national team.
Marie-Antoinette Katoto averages one goal per game for the national team.

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The lively Spaniard is not only a star in her homeland, but now all over Europe. With her award at the Ballon d’Or for World Player 2021, she was in the spotlight together with Lionel Messi. Otherwise, Putellas convinces above all with her passing game and her incredible athleticism. With Barcelona she scored 18 goals and 15 assists last season and was instrumental in the third championship title in a row.

Alexia Putellas was named World Player of the Year last year.
Alexia Putellas was named World Player of the Year last year.

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Her comeback to the national team came out of nowhere this spring. Ada Hegerberg hasn’t played for Norway’s women’s team for five years because she wanted to protest against unequal wages for men. Now the top performer is back in the national team and lets Norway dream again. To this day, Hegerberg is the record goalscorer in the Champions League and was also instrumental in the recent success in the premier class with Lyon.

Ada Hegerberg has made her comeback in the Norwegian national team after five years.
Ada Hegerberg has made her comeback in the Norwegian national team after five years.

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Vivianne Miedema is also one of the most dangerous women in Europe. The Dutchwoman is ice cold in front of the box, but is also selfless enough at the right moments to stage her better-positioned teammates with a candy treat. With 92 goals for the Oranje, she is the record goalscorer in the dress of the Dutch women and that at only 25 years of age. Incidentally, Miedema is still celebrating his birthday at this final round.

At just 25, Vivianne Miedema is the Dutch women's all-time record goalscorer.
At just 25, Vivianne Miedema is the Dutch women’s all-time record goalscorer.

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Young Englishwoman Lauren Hemp makes England dream of the title. The 21-year-old has excelled in the Lionesses jersey since her national debut two years ago. The newcomer has everything that characterizes a megastar. Hemp is dangerous in goal, but also convinces with her overview and her merciless dribbling. There is no doubt that Hemp still has a great career ahead of him. For the moment, however, their focus is also fully on the EM in their own country.

Lauren Hemp doesn't take too many breaks in England's jersey.
Lauren Hemp doesn’t take too many breaks in England’s jersey.

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On the way to the European Championship, Lea Schüller scored eleven times in qualifying for Germany. The EM should of course continue in a similar style. The 24-year-old has consistently proven her goal threat over the last three years in the Bundesliga. She scored a total of 48 goals in 64 games for Essen and Bayern Munich. That was even enough to prevent Wolfsburg from winning the title for the first time in four years.

Lea Schuller is Germany's hope and a constant in the storm.
Lea Schüller is Germany’s hope and a constant in the storm.

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