What sets Carli Lloyd apart from the rest?

Carli Lloyd has reached the greatest heights in womens soccer. Her long list of accolades include Olympic gold medalist, World Cup champion and FIFA Womens World Player of the Year. Lloyd is known for her intense training style. She and her personal trainer, James Galanis, have been working together for 13 years and in that time she has gone from a player cut from the U-21 national...
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Carli Lloyd Shines as the U.S. beats Costa Rica 4-0

Carli Lloyd has returned to competition following a three month lay off while she worked to recover from a MCL knee injury. The injury that occurred on April 23, kept her off the field, but last night she looked great as she rejoined Team USA as they took on Costa Rica in a pre-Rio match. Lloyd was named to USA's Olympic Team for the third time. She is going to be a large part...
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7 days ago

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...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama hails U.S. Women's World Cup win in phone call

By Marcus Kwesi-O'Mard 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...
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd had vision she would score four goals in World Cup Final

By Gordon Dixon 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 carry them all. While Lloyd’s day is the stuff dreams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Andres Cantor’s call of Carli Lloyd’s halfway goal is everything

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...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carli Lloyd scores three goals in 17 minutes

By Larry Brown 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 scored in the third minute, fifth minute and again in the 16th minute against...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

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...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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