Pia Sundhage

FIFA awards: Carli Lloyd, Cristiano Ronaldo repeat as world's best

FIFA awards: Carli Lloyd, Cristiano Ronaldo repeat as world's best

Carli Lloyd of the United States has won her second straight FIFA's best woman player award. 

Lloyd beat Olympic gold medalist Melanie Behringer of Germany and five-time winner Marta of Brazil. 

Lloyd says “I honestly was not expecting this.” 

Germany did win the women's coaching awards as Silvia Neid earned her second FIFA prize. She also won the 2010 award. Neid beat two previous winners: Pia Sundhage of Sweden, the Olympic silver medalist, and last year's winner, Jill Ellis of the United States. 

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