The 25-year-old is one of five players in the running for the award, including Danish striker Pernille Harder, inaugural Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg, American Lindsey Horan and Japanese star Saki Kumagai.

It's the second time Kerr had been shortlisted for the award with English and Lyon defender Lucy Bronze taking home the prize.

The Perth Glory and Chicago Red Stars striker had an incredible 2018/19 season, winning the W-League and NWSL Golden Boot awards.

Glory also reached the W-League grand final and the NWSL semi-finals.

Kerr has started 2019 in stunning fashion, scoring 14 goals for club and country, which included captaining the Matildas to Cup of Nations success.

She started the 2019 NWSL season brightly scoring the opener in Chicago's 1-1 draw with reigning Champions North Carolina Courage. 

"The most rewarding thing for me (in the last 12 months) was back-to-back golden boots - in the NWSL and W League," Kerr told BBC.

"I needed that season to prove to myself I could continually score. It's given me confidence going forward and it's my proudest moment."

If Kerr is successful in winning the award, she will be looking to share it with all her team-mates. 

"It would be great to win this award so I can share it with my team-mates. It's not all been about me," she said.

"Winning this award would be a nod to all the girls who have helped me in the team and given us success over the last year."

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