Women's World Cup will start. The favorites, curiosities and stars

The tournament kicks off this Friday in France and ends on July 7. The United States is theoretically the strongest national team, but Germany promises to give a fight. Brazil will count on Marta, considered as the best player in the world for six times.

The women's World Cup kicks off this Friday in France and runs until July 7. The United States team, winner of the 1991, 1999 and 2015 editions, is the big favorite among the 24 national teams that will be competing, distributed in six groups. But there are other teams that promise to give a hard time to the Americans.

In the US team, coached by Jill Ellis, there are some names such as the experienced Alex Morgan, the best scorer in CONCACAF's qualifying with seven goals, or Carli Lloyd, voted as the best player in the world in 2016 and the second in 2017. In the group stage, the United States should not face major difficulties in qualifying in a group that includes Sweden (ninth in the world), Chile (39th) and Thailand (34th).

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