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Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year
Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year

U.S. national team standout Abby Wambach was selected Friday as one of 10 finalists for FIFA's World Player of the Year award, an honor she won in 2012. Also named to the list were five-time winner Marta of Brazil and Nadine Angerer of Germany, who won last year. On  the shortlist for the women's coach of the year award is former U.S. national team coach Pia Sundhage, now with Sweden, and England's Laura Harvey, who coaches the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Professional League. Sundhage has finished in the top three four times. The shortlists for the men's awards will be released next week with the winners to be announced Jan. 12. Wambach,...

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