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Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas wins The Best FIFA Women’s player award

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas won The Best FIFA Women’s Player award for 2022, and that’s her third individual award in the last six months.

Alexia Putellas also won the Ballon d’Or Feminin in November and was named UEFA Women’s Player of the Year in August.

Canada and Portland Thorns’ Christine Sinclair was awarded The Best FIFA  special award while Chile and Lyon’s Christiane Endler was awarded The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper award.

“This belongs to everyone,” Putellas said after getting the award. “I hope we can continue with the same or even more motivations this year and we can be very successful again.

“This is the work of many years. 2021 was perfect. We only hope to finish this year the same way.”

The 27-year-old assisted Barcelona to a Treble-winning 2020-21 season in which they won the Primera Divsion, the Copa de la Reina and won the Champions League prize trophy for the first time in their history.