WATCH: Carli Lloyd ready for ‘unique opportunity’ at Manchester City

U.S. women’s national team star Carli Lloyd is excited to be playing overseas at Machester City. Speaking with “CityTV,” Lloyd expressed her excitement about the new opportunity for herself “I’m thrilled to be here,” Lloyd said. “Just looking forward to starting up, meeting teammates and just really thrilled, this is a unique opportunity and I couldn’t be any prouder...
Via Excelle Sports
7 days ago

Carli Lloyd wants to play through the World Cup and (maybe) the Olympics before retiring

Carli Lloyd is heading to Manchester City after signing with the Women's Super League team. The United States star is going to take her chances abroad on a short-term deal that will see her return to the Houston Dash of NWSL in June, but hidden in the news of Lloyd's move is a nugget on when she sees her career ending.“I’ve still got three or four years left in me before I hang...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago

With Manchester City offer, Carli Lloyd may be the latest USWNT player to go abroad

Carli Lloyd, the reigning FIFA Player of the Year, appears set for a move abroad as the latest example of a recent trend.The U.S. national team star is expected to leave the Houston Dash to join Manchester City this season, according to multiple reports, including the Philadelphia Inquirer. The terms of the deal have reportedly not been finalized, but if her move ends up being similar...
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

U.S. Women’s National Team: Carli Lloyd to lead 2017 team

The U.S. women’s national team is getting ready to start training camp. Carli Lyoyd will lead the 2017 team. U.S. women’s national team training camp ready to start Jill Ellis named a 29 player roster Wednesday despite the fact that the U.S. women’s national team players’s union and U.S. Soccer have not decided on a collective bargaining agreement. The players will continue...
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carli Lloyd tells 60 Minutes U.S. women feel like 'second-class citizens'

60 Minutes is diving headlong into sports and politics this Sunday, interviewing four U.S. women’s soccer players about their ongoing fight for equal pay. Here’s a preview clip, which features U.S. captain Carli Lloyd telling CBS’ Norah O’Donnell “We feel like we’re treated like second-class citizens, because they don’t care about us as much as they do the men”: ...
Via Awful Announcing
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd Scores Another Long-Range Goal, Still Shooting Like World Cup 2015

Carli Lloyd’s 95th career goal for the United States women’s national team reminds us of her greatest moment. Lloyd scored a tremendous, long-range goal Sunday in Team USA’s 5-1 exhibition win over Switzerland. It was the first of two goals she scored against the Swiss. The veteran midfielder beat Switzerland’s goalkeeper with a powerful drive from around 35 yards out to...
October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

USWNT start Olympic qualification in style by scoring in first 12 seconds

The U.S. Women’s National Team officially started their Rio Olympic qualifying campaign last night with a 5-0 thrashing of Costa Rica. The USWNT pulled out all the stops in their win, capitalized by scoring in the first 12 seconds. The United States couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. Right off the kick off, Carli Lloyd broke through to win the long pass and head the...
Via The Comeback
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Amazon just send me a free Carli Lloyd autographed ball?

I may be far past my prime as a soccer player, but I still like to play the game—you know, at my own speed. Generally it’s in a semi-competitive co-ed format with a three-goal max limit on good players. I’m not one of the players who pushes the boundaries of the rule. With those facts in mind, I do find occasion to purchase soccer gear as I get into my late thirties. That...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd Named FIFA 2015 Women’s World Player Of The Year; Jill Ellis Top Coach

Carli Lloyd’s awesome performances at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup are still earning her plaudits more than six months after the tournament. Lloyd won the 2015 FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Award on Monday at FIFA’s annual Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich. Lloyd, 33, topped Germany’s Celia Sasic and Japan’s Aya Miyama in the voting to claim the award for the first...
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd named U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

As 2015 draws to a close and athlete of the year awards — like the Heisman Trophy and Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year — are being presented amid some level of debates, there is no debate over the decision to name Carli Lloyd this year’s U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. The honor was announced Wednesday by U.S. Soccer in advance of the team’s final...
Via The Comeback
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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