Megan Rapinoe and Jill Ellis Shortlisted for FIFA Awards

Megan RapinoeUS Women’s National Team midfielder Megan Rapinoe and head coach Jill Ellis are on the short lists for 2015 FIFA year-end awards.

Rapinoe is nominated for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2015 and Ellis is up for FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football 2015. It is Rapinoe’s second nomination and Elllis’ first.

Other nominees from the US National Team are Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo while other National Women’s Soccer League representatives are Nadine Angerer and Laura Harvey.

Now let’s see if Sepp Blatter mistakes Megan Rapinoe’s fiancee  or Jill Ellis’ wife for another one of the nominees at the awards ceremony.

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