Carli Lloyd, who is from Delran, New Jersey, and went to Rutgers University, ended her international soccer career on Tuesday with the U.S. Women’s National Team by winning 6-0 against South Korea in an international friendly match.🙋♀️
People in Minnesota were chanting Lloyd’s name before a match. They wanted him to play one more World Cup.
Carli Lloyd did not score any points in a soccer game. The referee substituted her out of the game after 65 minutes. As she left the field, she cried, and the crowd gave her a standing ovation. Lloyd took off her cleats and jersey to reveal another jersey with “Hollins” on it, which is her married name.👍
It has been a hard process. I feel happy and content, though! It has been a really long, And Great journey, but I did my best. Now I can walk away from this career feeling great!❣
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After the Olympics in Tokyo, Lloyd announced she would retire. She said that she would only play four more friendly games. Lloyd played 316 matches with the national team. This is the second most of any player. She had 134 goals, the third-most in team history, and 61 assists.👆
Lloyd is an Olympic gold medalist. She won the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Lloyd also won the 2015 and 2019 World Cups. Lloyd helped lead the USWNT to a bronze medal in the 2021 Summer Olympics with two goals against Australia (4-3).
Lloyd, who was on the national team in 2005, scored 134 goals. That is the third-most on the team. She also had 61 assists. Lloyd played 316 times with the national team, which is second-most on the all-time list of international appearances by a player.🤩
Lloyd will finish her NWSL career with Gotham FC. Gotham has two games left in the regular season.
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