As of 2022, which female footballer holds the record for the most international appearances?
Kristine Marie Lilly Heavey (née Lilly; born July 22, 1971) is an American retired soccer player. She was a member of the United States women's national team for 23 years and made the most international appearances of any football player in the history of the sport (men's or women's), gaining her 354th and final cap against Mexico in a World Cup qualifier in November 2010. Lilly scored 130 goals for the US national team, behind Mia Hamm's 158 goals, and Abby Wambach's 184.
Lilly made her debut for the United States national team in 1987, when she was still attending high school. During her international career, she surpassed the previous women's world record of 151 appearances, held by Norway's Heidi Støre, on May 21, 1998. On January 30, 1999, she surpassed what was then the men's record of 164 appearances, held by Adnan Al-Talyani of the United Arab Emirates.