Carli Lloyd

Birth Day July 16th, 1982
Birth Place Delran Township, New Jersey
Age 39 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Carli Lloyd is a professional footballer from Delran Township, New Jersey, the United States who currently plays in the midfielder or forward position for Sky Blue FC in the National Women's Soccer League and the American senior women national team. She is a two-time Olympic gold medal winner (2008 and 2012), two times FIFA Women's World Cup Champion (2015 and 2019),  two times FIFA Player of the Year (2015 and 2016), and four times Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, and 2021). In the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final, she scored a hattrick against Japan which led her country to win the world cup and she became the first player ever to score three goals in FIFA Women's World Cup final and the second soccer player ever to score a hat-trick in any senior FIFA World cup Final, after Geoff Hurst. Also, she won the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament and was also awarded the Silver Boot for her six goals and one assist during the tournament.

Moreover, she was named the highest-paid female footballer in the world in March 2021. On 10th April 2021, Lloyd earned her 300th cap in a friendly match against Sweden to become the third player to achieve that feat after Kristine Lilly and Christie Pearce. She also becomes the oldest player at 38 years and 332 days to score for the United States in a 4-0 win over Jamaica on 14th June 2021.

Besides her soccer career, Carli Lloyd is also active on social media platforms. She has around 1.1 million followers on her Instagram account @carlilloyd and more than 897.2k followers on her Twitter account @CarliLloyd. In addition, her official Facebook page has 1 million followers as of August 2021. 


Furthermore, her memoir "When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World" was published on 26th September 2016.

Carli Lloyd Age, Ethnicity & Parents

Carli Lloyd was born on 16th July in the year 1982 to her parents Stephen Lloyd (father) and Pamela Lloyd (mother). Her birth name is Carli Anne Lloyd. She was born and raised in Delran Township, South Jersey, the United States. She has two siblings, a brother named Stephen Lloyd and a Sister named Ashley Lloyd. She is American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Her religious belief is in Christianity.

Talking about her educational background, she attended Delran High School where she played soccer under the tutelage of the late Rudy "The Red Baron" Kobach. As a high school athlete, she was known for her exceptional ball control and skill at distributing the ball from the midfield. She was also twice named the girls' High School Player of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer while she was in high school. she also played for the Medford Strikers club team as a teenager and helped them win back-to-back state cups.

Later on, she enrolled at Rutgers University and played for the Scarlet Knights women's soccer team under head coach Glenn Crooks. She graduated with a degree in Exercise Science and Sport Studies in 2005. 

Carelli Lloyd's Soccer Career

Club Career

  • Carli Lloyd played for W-league teams Central Jersey Splash in 1999, new Brunswick Power in 2000, South Jersey Banshees in 2001, New Jersey Wildcats in 2004 while she was still in High school.
  • During the 2009 Women's Professional Soccer Season, Lloyd played for Chicago Red Stars. Where she scored two goals: one in the 23rd minute of her team's 4-0 win over the Boston Breakers and the other during the 24th minute of a 3-1 defeat of the Los Angeles Sol. The Red Stars finished sixth on the season with a 5-10-5 record.
  • For the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer season, she was declared a free agent and signed with her home state club, Sky Blue FC but she slipped and broke her ankle during the match. 
  • She was signed with the expansion team Atlanta Beat in December 2010 for the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer season. During the season, she scored two goals, first the team's lone goal in a 4-1 defeat by the Boston Breakers, and the second was an equalizer 2-2 draw against the Western New York Flash. Where the Atlanta Beat finished their first season in the last place with a 1-13-4 record.
  • On 11th January 2013, she joined the Western New York flash in the new National Women's Soccer League as part of the NWSL Player Allocation. During the 2013 season, she scored a hat trick leading the Flash to a 4-0 win, was subsequently named NWSL Player of the Week for her performance, and finished the 2013 season with 10 goals. Where the Flash were defeated 2-0 by Portland Thorns FC during the final.
  • On 16th October 2014, she was traded to the Houston Dash in exchange for Becky Edwards, Whitney Engen, and a third-round pick in the 2016 NWSL College draft.
  • In February 2017, she joined Manchester City on loan, for the FA WSL Spring Series. They finished second in the WSL Spring Series and won the 2016-17 FA Women's Cup, with her scoring in the final while she was at Manchester City.
  • She was traded to the Sky Blue FC on 18th January 2018, along with Janine Beckie by the Dash. She scored a goal for Sky Blue in a 1-0 win over the Orlando Pride on the last day of the 2018 NWSL season.

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International Career

  • Representing her nation at the Under-21 level, she played at the Nordic Cup four times winning consecutive titles from 2002 to 2005 in Finland, Denmark, Iceland, and Sweden respectively.
  • On 10th July 2005, she was included in the United States women's national soccer team and played her first international game against Ukraine. Where she played in 19 games, starting 13, and scored her first international goal.
  • At the 2007 Algarve Cup, she scored four goals and was voted most valuable player of the Algarve Cup. Next, they faced Sweden and won 2-0. 
  • The same year, Lloyd debuted her FIFA Women's World Cup tournament. During their first match of the tournament, the United States tied North Korea 2-2. the United States finished group plays with a 1-0 over Nigeria. During the quarterfinal match against England, they won 3-0, but in the semi-finals, United States lost 4-0 by Brazil.
  • At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she scored the winning goal against Japan, and netted the game-winner against Brazil, and earned a gold medal for her country.
  • She was also named the 2008 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year along with Tim Howard.
  • At the 2010 CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament, she was named the Player of the Match three times where the United States finished third.
  • At the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in the UEFA-CONCACAF play-off against Italy, she scored three goals with five assists and earned her 100th career cap.
  • At the 2011 FIFA, Women's World Cup, she scored the winning goal 3-0 against Columbia for her first World Cup goal, and the United States won the silver medal at the tournament.
  • At the 2012 Olympics in London, she scored four goals in the tournament and became the only player in the United States history to score the winning goal in two separate Olympic gold medal matches.
  • In October 2013, she became the highest-scoring midfielder in the team's history after scoring her 46th international goal in the 13th minute of a friendly against New Zealand, passing Julie Foudy, who finished her career with 45 goals.
  • In April 2015, she was named by head coach Jill Ellis to the 23-player roster for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada. 
  • At the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, she scored a hattrick against Japan in the finals and led her country to win the world cup. She won the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament and was also awarded the Silver Boot.
  • At the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Lloyd scored in her first two games, one against Thailand and two against Chile, and also became the first player to score in six straight Women's World Cup matches.
  • At the 2020 Summer Olympics, she scored twice in a 4-3 win over Australia in the bronze medal, to set the U.S. women's record for most Olympic goals, 10 goals in total, surpassing Abby Wambach.

Who is Carli Lloyd married to?

Moving towards her personal life, Carli Lloyd is a married woman. She got married to her high school sweetheart Brian Hollins on 4th November 2016 in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Brian is a professional golfer.  Currently, they don't share any children. The couple is enjoying their married life happily, and also there is no news of any disputes or divorce among them. 

Carli Lloyd Net Worth & Salary

The professional footballer, Carli Lloyd is one of the most successful American women soccer players of all time. She has made a hefty amount of money and fame throughout her professional football career which is started in 2001. His primary source of income is his professional football career. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated at around $3 million. However, her exact salary has not been disclosed yet but she earns almost millions of dollars as salary from her every contract and prize money. 

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She also pockets thousands of dollars from her sponsorship and endorsement deals with numerous famous brands including Nike, Xfinity, Visa, Beats by Dre, Heineken, kind, and NJM Insurance. She has also a partnership with Whole Foods Market. In April 2016, she was named brand ambassador for Lifeway Foods. Moreover, she has also appeared in a television commercial for United Airlines.

Regarding her other assets like houses and cars, Carli Lloyd resides along with her husband in her house which is in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. She owns an Audi which is estimated at the range of $70,000.

Carli Lloyd Height & Weight

Carli Lloyd has a well-maintained and attractive athletic body physique. She stands at an ideal height of 1.73m (5 feet and 8 inches) tall while her body weighs around 62kg (137 lbs.). Her body measurements are 35-26-37 inches. Whereas she wears a bra size of 32C. Her shoe size is 8(US). She has a fair complexion with a pair of Light Brown eyes and her hair color is Dark Brown. Additionally, she has a scar below her neck from a beauty mark removing. She is straight by sexuality.

Awards, Achievements & Honours

Individual

  • Algarve Cup Most Valuable Player- 2007
  • U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year- 2008
  • FIFA World Player of the Year Shortlist- 2012, 2015, 2016
  • FIFA Puskas Award Nominee- 2015
  • NWSL Player of the Week- July 2013, July 2014
  • NWSL Player of the Month- July 2015
  • NWSL Second XI- 2014, 2015, 2018
  • CONCACAF Women's player of the Year- 2015
  • CONCACAF Goal of the Year- 2015
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Golden Ball- 2015
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Silver Boot- 2015
  • FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Team- 2015
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Dream Team- 2015
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament- 2015
  • Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year Team Sport Award- 2015
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Nominee- 2015
  • IFFHS World's Best Woman Playmaker- 2015
  • FIFA World Player of the Year- 2015
  • FIFPro: FIFA FIFPro World XI- 2015, 2016
  • Nominee for 2016 ESPY Award for Best Championship Performance
  • The Best FIFA Women's Player- 2016
  • An inductee into New Jersey Hall of Fame- 2017
  • IFFHS CONCACAF Best Woman Player of the Decade 2011-2020
  • IFFHS World's Woman Team of the Decade 2011-2020
  • IFFHS CONCACAF Woman Team of the Decade 2011-2020

Team

United States

  • Algarve Cup- 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • CONCACAF Women's Championship- 2014, 2018
  • CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament- 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020
  • Olympic Gold Medal- 2008, 2012
  • Olympic Bronze Medal- 2021
  • FIFA Women's World Cup- 2015, 2019, Funner-up-2011
  • SheBelieves Cup- 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021
  • Tournament of Nations- 2018

 Manchester City

  • FA Women's Cup- 2016-2017

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