Women’s National Team and Germany have a rich history of competitive matches and the two countries have combined to win 10 of the 13 FIFA senior level championships that have been contested, with the USA taking the 1991, 1999 and 2015 World Cups, and the 1996, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics; and Germany winning the 2003 and 2007 World Cups and the 2016 Olympics.
In the knockout stage, Denmark earned a legendary result and ended Germany's reign as six-time defending champions of Europe with a 2-1 win in the quarterfinal.
European Qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup began in September of 2017, and Germany kicked things off well with a 6-0 win against Slovenia.
As a player, Jones played most her career for her hometown FFC Frankfurt team, but also played in the USA with the Washington Freedom in 2002-03, helping the club to the championship in 2003.
In Brazil, Popp scored against Zimbabwe in the opening match of the tournament and Maroszán scored a crucial goal in the gold-medal game against Sweden, helping Germany take the title with the 2-1 win.