United States star Megan Rapinoe has capped a remarkable 2019 by winning the Women's Ballon d'Or award ahead of Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan.
Orlando Pride and United States striker Alex Morgan is expecting her first child with Servando Carrasco in April 2020.
France Football announced the 20-woman shortlist for the Ballon d'Or Femenin, with Megan Rapinoe the favourite to win the award.
Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan missed out on The Best FIFA Women's Player award for 2019 as Megan Rapinoe scooped the honour in Milan.
Rapinoe beat out teammate Alex Morgan for top honors after the USWNT's World Cup win this summer.
Alex Morgan, 30, called an end to her season with the Orlando Pride of the NWSL because of a nagging knee injury suffered at the World Cup.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk are the three finalists for The Best FIFA Men's Player award.
Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and Lucy Bronze are in the running to win The Best FIFA Women's Player award for the first time.
"For me, I want another World Cup," Morgan said. "[Life after soccer is] not super soon. Four more years!"
Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz and Rose LaVelle also are on the shortlist after helping the U.S. defend its World Cup title this summer.