Carli Lloyd, the World Cup final hero for the U.S. women's team, had sharp criticism for her former NWSL team that didn't abate after she scored the winner over the weekend. On Friday, Lloyd made it clear she was upset with the way she was traded to the Houston Dash by the Western New York Flash last October. ''That's the reason no one wants to go play there,'' she told the Democrat...
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President Obama dropped in on the United States women’s national soccer team’s everlasting victory lap as someone in his position is wont to do. Obama called Team USA on Tuesday to congratulate them on their victory in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The White House shared a two-way video of the president’s Team USA call with millions of followers on various social media...
Carli Lloyd captured the hearts of America by recording a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of Sunday’s World Cup Final against Japan. Lloyd’s four-goal performance helped the U.S. women to their third World Cup title and led to her getting a host of awards, so many she needed help from her teammates to...Read More
While we’re still celebrating the USA’s victory in the 2015 World Cup, it’s easy to lose just how incredible Carli Lloyd’s game was in the euphoria of merriment. I know we’re prone to hyperbole these days, but hear me out, it may just be one of the great championship performance’s in the history of world sport. She became just the second player to ever score a hat...
Carli Lloyd just became everyone’s favorite American. The midfielder struck in the third, fifth and sixteenth minutes, setting World Cup records in the process. Lloyd’s hat trick was the fastest ever recorded in Women’s World Cup history, and the first hat trick ever in a final. Lauren Holiday also scored for the Americans between Lloyd’s second and third goals, but it was...
Carli Lloyd exploded in the first 17 minutes of the Women’s World Cup Final by scoring three goals for a natural hat trick as part of a massive onslaught by the US against Japan. Four years after losing in the World Cup Final to Japan, the USWNT came out on a mission of revenge. Lloyd...Read More
Carli Lloyd is easily one of the favorites to win the Golden Ball Award (Women’s World Cup MVP) if the United States defeats Japan in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday evening. Lloyd’s boyfriend, Brian Hollins, won’t be in Vancouver to watch his fiancee play. And that’s just the way Lloyd wants it. About...Read More
â Is this what you’ve all been waiting for? On Sunday July 5, the United States women’s national team squares off against Japan in the 2015 Women’s World Cup final; a rematch from 2011. Of course, it was the Japanese who rose to victory that year after winning a penalty shootout 3–1. Think about that for a moment. 3–1. On penalties. They got their revenge in London...
The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy isn’t the only silverware Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe and other members of the United States women’s national soccer team can win this weekend. Julie Johnston and Carli Lloyd join Rapinoe on the list of nominees for FIFA’s Golden Ball Award, which will go to the best player at the Women’s World Cup. FIFA announced the Golden Ball short...
Carli Lloyd was the hero for the USWNT in a 2-0 semifinals win over Germany at the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. Lloyd scored on a penalty kick in the 69th minute and then assisted on Kelley O’Hara’s goal in the 84th minute to put the team up 2-0, which is all that was needed...Read More
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