Jay and “Stat-Girl” Sammy from the Royal order of Women’s Soccer Weekly join forces to look back at our first game against the Thorns of Portland. What can we learn from our first game? What can’t we forget? Who’s leaving, who’s staying and who pray-tell is coming home to the Orlando Pride first home opener in their new house?
You may have heard of her … she was named FIFA World Player of the Year five consecutive times between 2006 and 2010. She was a member of the Brazilian national teams that won the silver medal at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She was also awarded the Golden Ball (MVP) at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, and won both the Golden Ball award as the best player and the Golden Boot award as the top scorer in the 2007 Women's World Cup after leading Brazil to the final of the tournament.
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