BBC Sport - BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017: Marta profile

Marta: Meet the nominee

Brazil and Orlando Pride forward Marta will be hoping to win the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award 2017.

She is one of five nominees, along with Germany and Bayern Munich's Melanie Behringer, Norway and Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg, Sweden and Chelsea's Hedvig Lindahl, 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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