American Megan Rapinoe has won The Best Women Player of the Year 2019 award, beating England’s Lucy Bronze and USA World Cup-winning forward Alex Morgan.
American Megan Rapinoe led the USA to a record fourth World Cup in July, winning the Golden Boot, the Golden Ball and scored the opener in the final before being named the Fifa Player of the Match in Lyon.
— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) September 23, 2019
She beat her American team-mate Morgan who also scored six goals and provided three assists in France to take home the Silver Boot.
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) September 23, 2019
Lyon and England right-back Lucy Bronze also made the final shortlist, having been named Uefa Player of the Year in the women’s category.
She picked up the Silver Ball at the World Cup in France for the second-best player at the tournament and helped Lyon complete the league and Champions League double.