Women's World Cup 2019 top scorers: Alex Morgan, Ellen White and Megan Rapinoe battle for Golden Boot

The battle for the Golden Boot is closely contested

Jack Watson
Sunday 07 July 2019 17:22
England and USA fans prepare for semi-final

England's Ellen White is batting to be the top scorer in the World Cup alongside USA’s Alex Morgan.

White and Morgan added to their tallies in the semi-final meeting between England and the USA to edge them ahead of Megan Rapinoe, with the trio tied on five before kick-off.

White levelled the score in the semi-final following Christen Press’ opening header to score her fifth successive goal in a World Cup, a new England record.

Gary Lineker scored in four consecutive World Cup games across 1986 and 1990 tournaments.

White also became England’s leading goalscorer in Women’s World Cups with her seventh in the international tournament.

Women’s World Cup 2019 top scorers

Ellen White, England – 6

Alex Morgan, USA – 6

Megan Rapinoe, USA – 6

Sam Kerr, Australia – 5

Cristiane, Brazil – 4

Wendie Renard, France – 4

Sara Dabritz, Germany – 3

Carli Lloyd, USA – 3

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

View comments