We are profiling each of the five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award. You can vote for your winner on the BBC Sport website until Thursday, 2 May at 09:00 BST (08:00 GMT). The result will be revealed on Wednesday, 22 May on BBC World Service.
Age: 26 Position: Forward Plays for: VFL Wolfsburg and Denmark
Achievements in 2018
- Top scorer in the women's Bundesliga (17 goals)
- Won the domestic double with Wolfsburg
- Uefa Player of the Year
Did you know?
- Harder scored a hat-trick on her Denmark debut at the age of 16
- Her partner is Magdalena Eriksson, who plays for Chelsea, and they played against each other in the Champions League last year
- She will not be playing at the Women's World Cup in France as Denmark did not qualify
In her own words
Greatest achievement of the past 12 months?
The titles I won with Wolfsburg, the Championship and the cup. Being named Uefa's best player in Europe - that was really big for me; it's something I dreamed of. Then playing in my first Champions League final, even though we lost. I scored and that was a highlight for me.
Favourite sport away from football?
Golf, tennis, handball. When there's a ball, I like it.
Who would be your ideal dinner party guests?
I would invite the ones I love the most and have the most fun with: my friends and family and girlfriend. I don't see them so much. Usain Bolt could come and Lionel Messi too... but not sure I'd have fun as I would be shy.
On being nominated for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year...
Individual awards like this are a big thing. The team titles are the biggest and if you don't win them you'll never win individual awards, but it's good to be recognised.
Finish this sentence: football for me is...
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