American Professional Soccer Midfielder (1982 – )
Carli Anne Hollins also known as Carli Lloyd is an American professional soccer midfielder. Similarly, she is a twice Olympic gold medalist (2008 and 2012), 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, twice FIFA Player of the Year (2015 and 2016), and a three-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016).
Likewise, she presently plays for Sky Blue FC within the National Women’s Soccer League and also the United States women’s national soccer team as a midfielder.
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
She was born on 16th July 1982 in Delran Township, New Jersey, US. She is the daughter of Stephen Lloyd(father) and Pamela Lloyd(mother). Similarly, she has 2 siblings, Ashley Lloyd (Sister) and Stephen Lloyd (brother).
Similarly, she belongs to American nationality however her ethnicity is unknown.
She attended Delran highschool from the year 1997 to the year 2000. Similarly, she attended Rutgers University from the year 2001 to 2004. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in Exercise Science and Sport Studies.
Lloyd played for the Scarlet Knights football team throughout her days at Rutgers University. She was the 1st ever jock at Rutgers to be crowned as “First-Team All-Big East” for four years in a row. In 2004, Lloyd was acknowledged as the best big east Midfielder of the Year.
Professional Life and Career
Talking regarding her career, she presently plays for Sky Blue FC in the National Women’s Soccer League and also the United States women’s national soccer team as a midfielder. She scored the gold medal-winning goals within the finals of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and also the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Similarly, she captained the US to victory in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup also as appearing within the year 2007, 2011, and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cups. She has made over 270 appearances for the U.S. national team, putting her third in caps, and has the fourth-most goals and seventh-most assists for the team.
After that, throughout the United States’ 5–2 win over Japan within the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final, she became the 1st player ever to score 3 goals in a FIFA Women’s World Cup final. She scored 3 goals within the 1st sixteen minutes of the final, with the 1s 2 occurring within the first 5 minutes of the sport and among 3 minutes of each other.
Likewise, she antecedently played for the Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, and Atlanta beat in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). within the year 2013, she was allotted to the Western New York Flash for the inaugural season of the NWSL and helped her team win the regular-season championship.
Furthermore, after 2 seasons with the Flash, she was traded to Houston Dash before the 2015 season, so to Sky Blue before the 2018 season. Moreover, her memoir “When Nobody Was Watching” was published in Sept 2016.
By the beginning of the 2019 World Cup, Lloyd had grudgingly accepted her new role as a backup on the national team. still, she played in all seven games of the tournament, scoring thrice within the group stage to assist propel the U.S. women to their second straight title.
Carli Lloyd is a married woman. She is married to her high school sweetheart, golf pro Brian Hollins. They married on 4th Nov 2016 in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. there’s no news of divorce and disputes among this couple and they reside happily together.
Salary and Net Worth
She receives a salary of about $ 4500,000 whereas her accumulated net worth is placed at $800 000 in recent ratings she is among the best paid feminine footballers in the US.
Carli Lloyd has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and her weight is around 64 kg. Similarly, she has brown color hair and she has hazel color eyes.
- FIFA Player of the year (2016, 2015)
- FIFA Golden Ball (2015)
- Gold Medal (2012, 2008)
There is no rumors and controversy of Carli.
Carli Lloyd’s Biography Facts
I want to leave the game as one of the best players ever. And in order to do that, you need to score in big moments. You need to rise to challenges. That’s what I love to do.
The ticker-tape parade in New York City. People in windows dressed in red, white and blue chanting our names, paper flying everywhere. To know that people are so inspired by me and my teammates is incredible.
It’s different. Women don’t flop as much as men. It’s a pride thing. I’m not sure why some men do it.