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List of the Female FIFA Player of the Year

Female FIFA Player of the Year

Soccer is a sport loved by millions across the globe, and the FIFA Player of the Year award is one of the most important awards a footballer can receive. This article will explore who has received a Female FIFA Player of the Year award.

The Women FIFA Player of the Year award was first introduced in 2001 to recognize the triumphs of women footballers. This award highlighted the growing talent in women’s football.

In the early years of the award, the winners were dominated by players from the United States and Germany. Notable players like Mia Hamm, Abby Wambach, and Birgit Prinz won this award and were honored with multiple wins during this period.

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List of the Female FIFA Player of the Year

Nationality Player Year
TBC TBC 2023
Spain Alexia Putellas 2022
Spain Alexia Putellas 2021
England Lucy Bronze 2020
USA Megan Rapinoe 2019
Brazil Marta 2018
Netherlands Lieke Martens 2017
USA Carli Lloyd 2016
USA Carli Lloyd 2015
Germany Nadine Keßler 2014
Germany Nadine Angerer 2013
USA Abby Wambach 2012
Japan Homare Sawa 2011
Brazil Marta 2010
Brazil Marta 2009
Brazil Marta 2008
Brazil Marta 2007
Brazil Marta 2006
Germany Birgit Prinz 2005
Germany Birgit Prinz 2004
Germany Birgit Prinz 2003
USA Mia Hamm 2002
USA Mia Hamm 2001


The FIFA Player of the Year award for females is evidence of female footballers’ remarkable talent, dedication, and passion. It has not only celebrated the best players in the world but also catalyzed the growth of women’s football and empowered women in sports.

Aqeel Ahmad
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Aqeel Ahmad is a passionate sports fan who enjoys reading and writing about the most recent sporting events taking place all around the world.

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