Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Portland-bound Angerer wins Women's Player of the Year
January 13th, 2014 3:09PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  germany, nwsl, women's national team

MOST COMMENTED

[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.

(Clickhere 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.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
This week in women's college soccer    
The hottest team in the country is No. 6 South Carolina, which has run off 10 ...
Klinsmann puts stop to England talk, quickly    
Not for the first time, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann been linked to a major ...
TV Report: Fox Sports to air U-17 Women's World Cup    
Fox Sports will broadcast all 32 games from the 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan ...
NWSL: Heath and Long head MVP finalists    
Tobin Heath and Allie Long, teammates on the regular-season champion Portland Thorns and the U.S. national ...
What They're Saying: Thomas Tuchel    
"Today we wanted to see if we could play with the same pace, the same tempo, ...
MLS Retirement: Concussions end Wahl's journey    
After suffering two concussions in 2016, Columbus Crew defender Tyson Wahl intends to retire at the ...
MLS Moves: Union's Barnetta will return to Switzerland    
Swiss international Tranquillo Barnetta, 31, will leave the Philadelphia Union at the end of the 2016 ...
CCL: Good night for MLS clubs in Central America    
The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals for ...
Crowd Count: NWSL attendance jumps 10 percent    
Once again, the Portland Thorns led the NWSL in average attendance with a record 16,945 fans ...
What They're Saying: Carli Lloyd    
"People are only talking about the kneeling aspect of it. I think it becomes more of ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives