FIFA World Player of the Year - Female

Here are the top FIFA women's player of the year since 2001.This award is given annually to the female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches of international teams.

Since 2004 the voting process is based on a shortlist of 35 produced by FIFA, from which team captains and representatives from FIFPro could vote in addition to the national team managers. From 2010 to 2015, the FIFA player of the year award was merged with the Ballon d'Or. As you can see this award has been dominated by just a few players. See also the list of the male player of the year.

The oldest winner is Angerer, who was 35 when she won in 2013. She is also the only goalkeeper to win either the women's or men's award. The youngest winner is Marta, who won in 2006 at age 20.

year player nationality
2016 Carli Lloyd USA
2015 Carli Lloyd USA
2014 Nadine Ke├čler Germany
2013 Nadine Angerer Germany
2012 Abby Wambach USA
2011 Homare Sawa Japan
2010 Marta Brazil
2009 Marta Brazil
2008 Marta Brazil
2007 Marta Brazil
2006 Marta Brazil
2005 Birgit Prinz Germany
2004 Birgit Prinz Germany
2003 Birgit Prinz Germany
2002 Mia Hamm United States
2001 Mia Hamm United States

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