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Portland-bound Angerer wins Women's Player of the Year
January 13th, 2014 3:09PM
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[FIFA AWARDS] German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, who signed Monday with the NWSL champion Portland Thorns FC, won the FIFA Women's Player of the Year award, finishing ahead of U.S. star Abby Wambach, winner of the 2012 award, and Brazilian Marta, winner of five awards (2006-10).

FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year vote:
1. Nadine Angerer 612 points.
2. Abby Wambach 539 points.
3. Marta 493 points.

(Click here for all the votes.)

Angerer, 35, led Germany to the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship title, saving two penalty kicks in the final against Norway.

She is the first goalie to win the award created in 2001 and second German to be crowned after Birgit Prinz, winner in 2003-05.

Angerer recently left FFC Frankfurt and has been playing in Australia for Brisbane Roar.


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