Carli Lloyd Wins FIFA Player of the Year Award in a Landslide

The Delran, New Jersey, native took home the award for player of the year following her stellar performance at the 2015 World Cup.

Carli Lloyd of the USA and Argentina's Lionel Messi pose with their trophies after winning the FIFA soccer player of the year 2015 prize during the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday, January 11, 2016.

Carli Lloyd of the USA and Argentina’s Lionel Messi pose with their trophies after winning the FIFA soccer player of the year 2015 prize during the FIFA Ballon d’Or awarding ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday, January 11, 2016.

FIFA announced today that Carli Lloyd was the winner of the FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Award. The Delran, New Jersey, native took home the trophy with 35.28 percent of the votes.

Second place was Germany’s Célia Šašić with 12.6 percent of the vote, so Lloyd won in a landslide. The votes came from 136 national team coaches, 135 national team captains and 106 media representatives.