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Marta wins fourth year in a row
December 22nd, 2009 7:01AM

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[FIFA AWARDS] The Los Angeles Sol's Marta became the first player to win four FIFA Women's World Player of the Year awards when she was honored at the 19th FIFA World Player Gala at the Zurich Kongresshaus on Monday evening.

Marta was Women's Professional Soccer's MVP and leading scorer and also claimed the titles of the women's Copa Libertadores and Copa de Brasil with Santos.

Marta won with 833 points in voting by the coaches and captains of 130 national teams, ahead of Germany's three-time winner, Birgit Prinz (290), England's Kelly Smith (252), Brazil's Cristiane (239) and Germany's Inka Grings (216).


FIFA Women's Players of the Year
2001 -- Mia Hamm (Washington Freedom - USA)
2002 -- Mia Hamm (Washington Freedom - USA)
2003 -- Birgit Prinz (Carolina Courage - Germany)
2004 -- Birgit Prinz (1.FFC Frankfurt - Germany)
2005 -- Birgit Prinz (1.FFC Frankfurt - Germany)
2006 -- Marta (Umea IK - Brazil)
2007 -- Marta (Umea IK - Brazil)
2008 -- Marta (Umea IK - Brazil)
2009 -- Marta (Los Angeles Sol & Santos - Brazil)



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