BBC Sport - BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017: Hedvig Lindahl on motherhood & penalty shootouts

Spotlight on the nominee: Hedvig Lindahl

Chelsea and Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl is hoping to win the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017 award.

Lindahl joins Germany and Bayern Munich's Melanie Behringer, Norway and Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg, Brazil and Orlando Pride's Marta, and Canada and Portland Thorns' Christine Sinclair on the five-player shortlist for the BBC award.

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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