This weekend we enter the knockout phase of the Women’s World Cup and it’s time to zero in on the best players left in the tournament. ABC has a roundup of the women to watch as the world’s top female teams fight for the trophy. Back on the field after a knee injury, America’s Alex Morgan, a speedy forward who has scored 51 goals in 84 international appearances, should give the fans something to cheer about. Christine Sinclair, captain of the Canadian team, is the national team’s all-time leading scorer. Canada squares off against Switzerland on Sunday. Playing for the defending champions, Japan, Homare Sawa, a midfielder, was named 2011 FIFA player of the year. This is her sixth appearance in a World Cup. Other distinguished players include Eugenie Le Sommer of France and Germany’s goalkeeper, Nadine Angerer.
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