FIFA FIFPRO 2023 Women’s World 11 (XI) finalists nominees, team reveal date and vote explained

FIFA FIFPRO 2023 Women’s World 11 (XI) finalists nominees, team reveal date and vote explained

Have a look at who are the finalists nominees for the 2023 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11 and how was the vote carried out

The announcement of the finalists marks a major advancement in the 2023 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11 preparations.

The players who have garnered the most votes; three goalkeepers, three defenders, three midfielders, and three forwards; will be chosen for the World 11.

FIFA FIFPRO 2023 Women’s World 11 (XI) finalists nominees, team reveal date and vote procedure explained

Nearly 22,000 men’s football players have voted for their team of the year and the World 11 is the only global football award decided exclusively by professional footballers.

The Best FIFA Football Awards in London on Monday, January 15 will reveal the winners. The 23 players who, based on their performances from August 1, 2022, to August 20, 2023, inclusive, garnered the most votes from their peers are the nominees for the FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11. During that time, participants had to have made at least 25 official appearances.

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Twenty-three players have been selected by more than 6,000 female football players through voting. Mary Earps and Ella Toone of Manchester United Women are two of the contenders nominated for a berth in the 2023 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World XI. An additional contender for a spot in the women’s World XI is Alessia Russo, the summertime signing of Arsenal from Manchester United.

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Alessia made her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup finals appearance with the Lionesses in 2023, following her victory at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022. She then completed her transfer from Manchester United to Arsenal.

Amanda Llestedt is another player from Arsenal nominated. After Amanda helped Paris Saint-Germain win the Coupe de France and finish second in Division 1 Feminine, she also joined the Gunners in the summer of 2023. She scored Sweden’s first four goals in the World Cup, making her the team’s leading scorer.

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Finalists for the 2023 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11

Goalkeepers

  • Mackenzie Arnold (West Ham United, Australia)
  • Mary Earps (Manchester United, England)
  • Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars, USA)

Defenders

  • Lucy Bronze (Barcelona, England)
  • Olga Carmona (Real Madrid, Spain)
  • Alex Greenwood (Manchester City, England)
  • Amanda Ilestedt (Paris Saint-Germain/Arsenal, Sweden)
  • Ashley Lawrence (Paris Saint-Germain/Chelsea, Canada)
  • Maria Leon (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Irene Paredes (Barcelona, Spain)

Midfielders

  • Aitana Bonmati (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Claudia Pina (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Fridolina Rolfo (Barcelona, Sweden)
  • Georgia Stanway (Bayern Munich, England)
  • Ella Toone (Manchester United, England)
  • Keira Walsh (Barcelona, England)

Forwards

  • Jennifer Hermoso (Pachuca/Tigres, Spain)
  • Lauren James (Chelsea, England)
  • Sam Kerr (Chelsea, Australia)
    Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave, USA)
  • Salma Paralluelo (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Alexandra Popp (Wolfsburg, Germany)
  • Alessia Russo (Manchester United/Arsenal, England)

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