With her five goals in the game between USA and Chinese Taipei at the FIFA Women's World Cup China PR 1991™, Michelle Akers is still the highest goalscorer in a single match.

Named FIFA Player of the Century in 2000, Akers was capped 153 times and scored 105 goals for her country. A two-time Women's World Cup winner, Akers found the back of the net 12 times during 13 appearances across three competitions.

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