ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 07: Pia Sudhage, women's coach of United States receives the FIFA World Coach of Women's Football 2012 at Congress House on January 7, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)
2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala
Lionel Messi was voted the world's best player for an unprecedented fourth straight year for his 91-goal year for Barcelona and Argentina in 2012. U.S. women's national team star striker Abby Wambach won the FIFA Women's World Player award.