Julie Johnston wins Best Player of the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals

Julie Johnston wins Best Player of the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals

BEST PLAYER OF THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS: JULIE JOHNSTON

We asked you to vote for the best player of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 quarter-finals and the majority of you voted to crown Julie Johnston of the USWNT as your winner!

Julie Johnston has played a key part in the USA’s strong defence at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The versatile defender has played 450 minutes at the tournament so far, earned one assist and has had 6 attempts on goal herself.

Julie Johnston has established herself as a permanent presence in central defence for USA and her role during the quarter-final match against China PR was game changing. When Julie is not working hard in her defence, the 23 year old is assisting in attack.

It was Julie Johnston’s cross that allowed Carli Lloyd to break the deadlock with a header that would become the match winning goal in the crucial quarter-final game against China PR.

The win secured the USWNT’s place in the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-finals where they face Germany.

Final result for Best Player of the Women’s World Cup Quarter-finals. Presented by TeamSnap

1. Julie Johnston (USA) – 47%
2. Louisa Necib (France) – 18%
3. Jodie Taylor (England) – 15%
4. Christine Sinclair (Canada) – 11%
5. Celia Sasic (Germany) – 4%
5. Mizuho Sakaguchi (Japan) – 4%
7. Sam Kerr (Australia) – 1%
8. Wang Sh Sh (China) – 0%

Thank you for voting.

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