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Melanie Behringer: Meet the nominee

Bayern Munich and former Germany midfielder Melanie Behringer will be hoping to win the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award 2017.

She is one of five nominees, along with Norway and Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg, Sweden and Chelsea's Hedvig Lindahl, Brazil and Orlando Pride's Marta, and Canada and Portland Thorns' Christine Sinclair.

Voting has now closed but you can watch profiles of all the five nominees and read full terms here. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, 30 May during Sport Today on BBC World Service from 18:30 GMT (19:30 BST).

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