More than ten Cool and Interesting Fun Facts about Carli Lloyd’s Life. Carli Anne Lloy was born on 16th July 1982. She is a professional American soccer player who plays as a midfielder. On the club level, she plays from Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League (NSWL).
Earlier, she has played for the Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC and Atlanta Beat in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). On international level, she represents United States national team. She has won Olympic gold medal twice and has grabbed FIFA Women’s World Cup Championship. She has played in more than 230 matches for U.S national team and scored over 90 goals. See also Interesting Facts about Paul Pogba. Here in this article we will be sharing some cool and interesting facts about this great American soccer player.
Carli lloyd Interesting Facts
- First person ever to score three goals in a FIFA Women’s World Cup Final
The most amazing fact about her is that, she is the first person ever in the history of the game to score a hat – trick in a FIFA Women’s World Cup Final. While playing against Japan she scored three back to back goals. She also holds to be the record of second soccer player in history of the game to register a hat trick in any senior FIFA World Cup Final after Sir Geoff Hurst.
- Player of the tournament
Another amazing fact about her is that, she scored her three goals within first 16 minutes of the final match of FIFA World Cup while the first two goals came within first five minutes of the start of the game, occurring with the time difference of three minutes. Due to her marvellous performance she was awarded Golden Ball Player of the tournament award along with Silver Boot for her 6 goals and 1 assist.
- Part of 1st Women Sports team honoured with a Ticker Tape Parade & White House Honour
The most amazing fact about her is that, she along with her teammates became the first Women Sport team of United States who were honoured with a Ticker Tape Parade in New York City amid United States’ win at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio also offered each player a key to the city. Moreover, President of United States Barack Obama honoured her along with other teammates at White House in October.
- Ranked as No. 1 Women Player by EA Sport
Another cool fact about her is that, she has been regarded as number one women’s player in EA Sport. Lloyd along with her other team mates were the first women players included in the famous football video game EA Sports’ FIFA Video Game series, FIFA 16.
- Winner of two Olympic Gold Medals
Another impressive fact about her is that, she is the winner of, not one but two Gold medals in Olympics. First Gold Medal she won in the year 2008 whereas she won the second and final Gold Medal of her career in 2012.
- Honours and Titles at individual level
A cool fact about her is that she has been outstanding at individual level, she won 1 Algarve Cup Most Valuable Player for the year 2007, 1 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year for the year 2008, 2 FIFA World Player of the Year Shortlist for the year 2012 and 2015, 1 FIFA Puskas Award Nominee for the year 2015, 2 NWSL Player of the Week for the month of July 2013 and July 2014, 1 NWSL Player of the Month for the month July 2015, 1 CONCACAF Women’s Player of the Year for the year 2015, 1 CONCACAF Goal of the Year for the year 2015, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup Golden Ball for the year 2015, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup Silver Boot for the year 2015, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Team for the year 2015, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup Dream Team for the year 2015, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup Goal of the Tournament for the year 2015, 1 Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year Team Sport Award for the year 2015, 1 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Nominee for the year 2015, 1 IFFHS World’s Women Best Playmaker for the year 2015, 1 FIFA World Player of the Year for the year 2015, 1 Nominee for 2016 ESPY Award for Best Championship Performance.
- Honours and Titles at International level
Another cool fact about her is that, she has been quite impressive in international matches while playing for United States football team. She has won 2 Olympic Gold Medals for the years: 2008 and 2012, 1 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion for the year 2015 and 1 Runner-up for the year 2011.
- Personal factabout Carli Lloyd
An interesting fact about Carli Lloyd is that, she was engaged to Brian Hollins who planned to marry each other after 2016 Olympic Games. They married on 4th November 2016 in Mexico.
- Lloyd as a philanthropist
An inspiring fact about her is that, she has been an active person regarding charity work. She has good qualities of both head and heart and devotes herself for charity work.
- Brand Ambassador and endorser
Another cool fact about her is that she is a brand ambassador of number of brands including Nike, Lifeway, Visa, Beats by Dre, Kind and NJM Insurance. She has appeared in number of commercials of Xfinity, Heinekin, United Airlines and Nike co starred with Rob Gronkowski and her teammate Sydney Leroux. Not to forget, she has a partnership with Whole Food Market and later in 206 she went in partnership deal with Krave Jerky after joining Michael Phelps.
More Fact about Carli Lloyd
- Appeared on covers of famous Magazines
Another cool fact about her is that, she has been featured by almost all major magazines including Glamour, Shape and Sports Illustrated. She also made it to the covers of Howler Magazine and Sports Illustrated. In an ESPN feature called Title IX is Mine: UNSWNT, she appeared with immense grace. She was also seen on number televisions programs including Good Morning America, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Live with Kelly and Micheal, The Today Show, Late Night With Seth Meyers, Late Late Show with James Corden.