Megan Rapinoe, Christine Sinclair and the superstars playing their last Women's World Cup in 2023

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Over the past two decades, the Women's World Cup has gone from strength to strength, thanks in no small part to the larger-than-life players that have graced its stage. More legends will emerge and further stories will be told in Australia and New Zealand this summer, but every good tale must come to an end.

And, sadly, the 2023 World Cup will be the last opportunity we get to marvel at some of the most revered players of all time. Megan Rapinoe headlines the list of departing heroes, but she is far from the only icon whose international career is drawing to a close.

Ahead of the biggest World Cup of ever, GOAL has outlined some of the other players you need to keep an eye out for - because you might not get another chance after this summer's tournament...

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