Carli Llyod- Soccer Player | Her Journey | Achievements | Personal Life

Carli Llyod- Soccer Player:

Carli Llyod:- Born on July 16, 1982- (New Jersey, the U.S.A.)

Phenomenal U.S. midfielder basically known as a soccer player, Carli started playing soccer when she was 5. During her school days at Delran High School, she was trained to play soccer by Rudy ‘The Red Baron’ Klobach. She has impeccable ball control and distribution skills from the midfield. When she was a student at Rutgers University, she played soccer there (2001-2004). At Rutgers, she was accolade with “First Team All-Big East” for consecutive 4 years. She was also recognized as “the Big East Midfielder of the year- 2004”.


Professional Career as Soccer player:

When she was a high school student, she started her professional career playing for several W-League teams (1999-2004).
Teams: Central Jersey Splash, South Jersey Banshees, New Brunswick Power & New Jersey Wildcats
She joined Chicago Bulls as a part of Chicago stint and later transferred herself to WPS champs Blue FC in 2010. Later in 2011, she joined Atlanta Beat.
She made her debut in National Women’s Soccer League in Western New York Flash in the year 2013 and the following year she made a leap to join Houston Dash.

Her international debut was when she was a part of U.S Team in 2005. Never failing to prove her strong, fierce soccer lady won titles for her team 4 years in a row (2004-2009) at Nordic Cup while playing for U-21 National soccer team.

Olympics: Soccer-Women's Gold Medal Match-JPN vs USA

 Lively U.S. Female Soccer team

An aggressive midfielder won winning games for her team in 2008 & 2012 Olympics for gold medal. She also represented U.S National Women Soccer team in the year 2007, 2011 & 2015. With her hat-trick goal in first 16 minutes in 2015 she made her team proud by winning the title- World Cup for that year.

World Cup title

Her remarkable performance wins the title for the team- World Cup, 015


1. Captain of Women Soccer Team-U.S.
2. First athlete (male or female) to win gold medal in two consecutive Olympics

Personal Life:

She was married to Brian Hollins in 4th November, 2016. She wrote a book which is released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book is all about football. It describes how she bounced back with elan after she decided to quit playing football in the year 2003. It is all about her undying spirit and her remarkable performer as a footballer/ soccer. Therefore, this book is regarded as being inspirational to all women she is so into sports and allover to all the sportsperson around the world.

her husband

See what the remarkable Lady Athlete has to say about winning the World Cup:

Carli, the inspiration:

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(Success Story)