Stephanie Roche Was Robbed

Not goal of the year, but still – what a Miss! Stephanie Roche WON’T be the first woman to lift prestigious FIFA award

So the fairytale was not to be.

After breaking down barriers in women’s sport by qualifying for top goal of the year in world football, Stephanie Roche, 25, narrowly missed out on making history.

But the blonde star certainly made her presence felt – winning the attention of the media and two of the sport’s greatest ever players as she strutted into FIFA’s Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich tonight wearing an eye-catching frock.

This was the Goal of the year