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Fresh off her historic 300th (and soon thereafter, 301st) cap for the U.S. Women’s National Team, Carli Lloyd joins Jordan and Charlie for the latest episode of The U.S. Soccer Podcast. Back in her home state of New Jersey, Lloyd recently returned from the USWNT’s European tour. During that two-game trip, the USA extend its unbeaten streak to 39 consecutive games and on April 10, Lloyd achieved a monumental milestone of her own. Becoming just the third player in the history of international soccer to reach 300 caps.
The two-time World Cup Champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year discussed how she remains motivated and hungry for more, despite a career that many could only dream of. She also sheds lights into some of the individual and collective struggles that she says helped set her up for success down the road.
In her 17 years with the U.S. Women’s National Team, Lloyd has played for five head coaches and competed at four World Cups and three Olympics. She discusses her ability to both stay consistent throughout a changing environment as well as the ways in which she has had to grow, evolve, and learn new positions over the course of her career.
One of the most decorated players in U.S. Women’s National Team history and one of the greatest competitors to ever wear The Crest, Lloyd gives an honest, inspiring, and self-reflective account of her remarkable journey in the game. You will not want to miss it.