The Women’s World Cup is set to kick off in Edmonton, Canada, on June 6 and the USWNT has high expectations of bringing home the trophy and adding a third star above the U.S. crest. With Coach Jill Ellis naming her 23-player roster two weeks ago, U.S. Soccer has released their One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories video series highlighting each player as they did with the Men’s team last summer before their World Cup.
Personally, I thought I knew a lot about the team and the players but there were some interesting gems that caught me by surprise. Here’s 23 of them.
... with plywood shields and couch cushions, for her brothers playing roller hockey.
Wondering aloud if they might want to adopt me.
Pretty incredible if you ask me.
Really, Carli? New Jersey?
Could not love her more.
I’ve got a couch in Texas, just saying.
I think we need video evidence or it didn’t happen.
This is probably similar to how Carrie Bradshaw felt getting broken up by with a post-it note.
23 stories, 23 reasons to love the USWNT! I believe!