Mead 27, won the Golden Boot as the leading scorer at Euro 2022 and was named player of the tournament.
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From Euros success to a runner-up spot at the Ballon d'Or, the forward had an incredible 2022.#BBCSPOTY #SPOTY
After receiving the accolade, she said, "Sorry, I'm speechless for once! Obviously, I'm incredibly honoured to win this award. I'll keep saying it, it's a cliché but I wouldn't have done it without them, girls, over there, the team that backed me".
"Most of all this is for women's sports and for women's sports heading in the right direction. Let's keep pushing girls and let's keep doing the right thing," Mead added.
The Lionesses also took home awards for Team of the Year and Coach of the Year, Sarina Wiegman who led England's women to their first major title.
"Without this incredible team of players and human beings we could never have performed as we did … It has been fantastic to work with this team," the Dutchwoman said.
Lionel Messi was named World Sport Star of the Year after captaining Argentina to World Cup glory in Qatar.