At the end of each FIFA Women's World Cup final tournament, several awards are presented to the players and teams which have distinguished themselves in various aspects of the game.[1]

Awards

There are currently six awards:

  • the Golden Ball for the best overall player of the tournament (first awarded in 1991);
  • the Golden Boot (formerly known as the Golden Shoe) for the top goalscorer of the tournament (first awarded in 1991);
  • the Golden Glove (formerly known as the Best Goalkeeper) for the best goalkeeper of the tournament (first awarded in 2003);
  • the FIFA Young Player Award for the best player of the tournament under 21 years of age at the start of the calendar year (first awarded in 2011);
  • the FIFA Fair Play Award for the team with the best record of fair play during the tournament (first awarded in 1991);
  • the All-Star Squad for the best squad of players of the tournament (first awarded in 1999).

Additionally, there is one award voted on by fans after the conclusion of the tournament:

  • the Goal of the Tournament for the fans' best goal scored during the tournament (first awarded in 2007).

Two awards are now defunct, which were voted on by fans after the conclusion of the tournament: