FIFA Best Women's Player 2017: Voting Results, Reaction for Lieke Martens' Win

Rob Blanchette@@_Rob_BFeatured ColumnistOctober 23, 2017

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 11:  Lieke Martens of FC Barcelona looks on during the UEFA Womens Champions League round of 32 match between FC Barcelona and Avaldsnes at the Mini Estadi on October 11, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Lieke Martens of Barcelona was named best women's player at the 2017 FIFA Best awards held in London on Monday.

The Netherlands international beat Carli Lloyd and Deyna Castellanos to the prestigious gong.

The 24-year-old won the Golden Ball for her country as they claimed the 2017 UEFA Women's Championship, with the talent scooping the Player of the Tournament honour.

Martens expressed her delight via her official Twitter account:

The Barca midfielder adds her latest award to her trophy cabinet after being named the best women's player in Europe by UEFA in August.

Martens was unable to accept the accolade in person as she is on international duty.

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