Found June 03, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
U.S. women's national team forward Sydney Leroux said she was the object of a series of racist and sexist in recent days and said her provocative celebration after her weekend goal against Canada was a response to the abuse. After scoring the final goal during stoppage time in Sunday's 3-0 exhibition win at Toronto's BMO Field, the 23-year-old player raised the U.S. Soccer Federation crest on her jersey toward the crowd, then put a finger to her mouth as if to silence the fans. Born in British Columbia, Leroux moved to the U.S. as a teenager and was taunted with chants of ''Judas'' during the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament at Vancouver's BC Place in January 2012. On Monday, Leroux said on Twitter: ''When you chant racial slurs, taunt me and talk about my family don't be mad when I shush you and show pride in what I represent. (hash)america.'' Leroux said later Monday in a statement issued through the USSF that ''...

Sportsnet analyst Craig Forrest calls Sydney Leroux "classless"

There were strong emotions on display during Sunday's Canada-U.S. women's soccer friendly, and those emotions boiled over when Canadian-born striker Sydney Leroux scored the match's final goal in stoppage time to give the U.S. a 3-0 lead. Leroux followed that goal with a celebration that involved shushing the crowd and pointing to the U.S. crest on her jersey, and that...

Sydney Leroux taunts Canadian fans with goal celebration (Video)

US women’s striker Sydney Leroux was born in Canada. The 23-year-old from Surrey, B.C. played for Canadian teams until she was in her mid-teens, at which point she moved to the US and decided to represent the America in international competition. As you might expect, Canadian fans have not been pleased with her since. On [...]

The Alex Morgan-Sydney Leroux ‘Prancercise’ video lacks camel toe

Canadian announcer rips Sydney LeRoux following goal, LeRoux tweets back

Team USA's Sydney LeRoux scored the third goal against Canada on Sunday, but her celebration received backlash from Sportsnet's Craig Forrest.

Excessive Celebration...??? For The Canadians It Was...

((HT: Sportsnet/FAN 590)) Sydney Leroux was born in British Columbia, but now plays for the US Women's National Team... She scored a goal late in the friendly (or not-so-friendly) at BMO Field in Toronto in a game that the Canadians called a revenge game for the incident in the five-ringed circus... Remember...??? ((HT: NBCSports/IOC)) So, Leroux scores the final...

Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux made a Prancercise video

The US women’s national soccer team beat Canada 3-0 on Sunday in an international friendly, and two of the game’s stars, Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux, celebrated by making a “Prancercise” video. Prancercising is a form of exercising created by a woman named Joanna Rohrback. Rohrback has a website, book, and even trademarked “Prancercise,” which [...]

Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux create ‘Prancercise’ video

It’s the new viral meme, “Prancercise,” which was created as a fitness video by a woman named Joanna Rohrback, got the Vine treatment from USA soccer stars Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux. Leroux posted the above Vine video following their 3-0 victory over Canada on Sunday. The two forwards combined for all three goals in the game. Here’s the original ‘Prancercising’ video...

Alex Morgan & Sydney Leroux Celebrate U.S. Soccer Win With ‘Prancercise’

If you aren’t familiar with “Prancercising,” you are probably leading a much more enriched life t…

Alex Morgan and Sydney LeRoux star in Prancercise video

Team USA soccer stars Sydney LeRoux and Alex Morgan have jumped on the nation's latest and greatest workout fad: Prancercizing.

Morgan's 2 goals lead US women over Canada 3-0

Alex Morgan scored twice and Sydney Leroux added a goal to lead the United States over Canada 3-0 Sunday in their first meeting since the Americans' 4-3 overtime win in the semifinals of last year's Olympic women's soccer tournament. Morgan scored for the top-ranked Americans in the 70th minute when she cut inside defender Emily Zurrer and from the top of the penalty...
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