Women's World Cup Thighlight SpectacularS


Last year's men's World Cup drew the world's attention to South Africa, but men aren't the only ones who can kick balls and turn heads with their soccer prowess.

Check out the beauty and strength and alligator-killing gams of the tournament's players, and if you're interested in tuning in, powerhouses Germany and France are playing each other on Tuesday, and the United States women will face a tough Swedish squad on Wednesday. Great coverage/analysis of the Cup thus far can be found here.

Now, to the Thighlights!

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

Equatorial Guinea's Anonman celebrates after scoring her side's first goal during the group D match between Australia and Equatorial Guinea at the Women's Soccer World Cup in Bochum, Germany, Sunday.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular


Hope Solo of USA controls the ball during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group C match between USA and Colombia at Rhein-Neckar-Arena on Friday. (I wonder if she has any relation to Han.)

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

Brazil's Rosana, Cristiane, Marta, Maurine and Formiga, from left, dance as they celebrate Rosana scoring her side's 2nd goal during the group D match between Brazil and Norway.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular


Germany's Simone Laudehr celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group A match between Germany and Nigeria.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular


North Korea's Jong Pok Sim, left, and Sweden's Lotta Schelin go for a header during the group C match between North Korea and Sweden.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo tries to stop a shot from teammate Alex Krieger during a training session in preparation for a match against Sweden.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

Equatorial Guinea's Carolina, right, goes for the ball followed by Australia's Lisa De Vanna during the group D match between Australia and Equatorial Guinea.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

Louisa Necib of France plays the ball during the matchday –1 training of France on the eve of the group A match between France and Germany.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

Canada's Sophie Schmidt, left, and France's Marie-Laure Delie challenge for the ball during the group A match between Canada and France.

Women's World Cup Thighlight Spectacular

England's Kelly Smith, left, and Mexico's Monica Ocampo challenge for the ball during the group B match between Mexico and England.

All images and caption information via AP