U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for the 2020 U.S. Soccer Female and Male Player of the Year awards. This year’s field features defenders Abby Dahlkemper and Crystal Dunn, midfielders Lindsey Horan and Samantha Mewis and forward Christen Press for the USWNT honors while defender Sergiño Dest, midfielders Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie and forwards Jordan Morris, Christian Pulisic and Gyasi Zardes are in the running from the USMNT for their achievements with club and country.
Voting for the awards starts tomorrow and closes on Dec. 16, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The winners will be announced on Friday, Dec. 18.
Votes for U.S. Soccer Player of the Year awards are collected from respective National Team coaches, National Team players who have earned a cap in 2020, members of the U.S. Soccer Board of Directors, U.S. Soccer Athletes’ Council, National Women’s Soccer League head coaches (for the USWNT awards) and American soccer league (MLS and USL) head coaches (for the USMNT awards), select media members and former players and administrators. In addition, select college coaches vote for the USWNT award.