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SOCCER: WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM LEGEND KRISTINE LILLY RETIRES

SOCCER: WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM LEGEND KRISTINE LILLY RETIRES

Kristine Lilly Tribute

Kristine Lilly Interview

KRISTINE LILLY FACTS:

  • Member of the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) team, Boston Breakers
  • 20 year veteran of the National Team.
  • 2005–2007 Captain of the U.S. National Team
  • Runner up World Player of the Year ’06
  • Made the team in 1987– 16 years old, a Jr. in High school
  • First game August 3, 1987 vs China in China
  • First goal August 13, 1987 vs China in China
  • Played in 5 World Cups– 1991,1995,1999,2003,2007
  • Played in 3 Olympics– 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Gold Medal– 1996, 2004
  • Silver Medal– 2000
  • World Champion– 1991, 1999
  • The second all time leading scorer in U.S and world history
  • All time leader in minutes played
  • May 21, 1998 Kobe Japan– became the most capped player in the world at 152 vs Japan
  • May 7, 2000 Portland Oregon– played my 200th cap vs. Canada
  • January 18, 2006 China– 300th cap vs. Norway
  • Graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1993, degree in communications
  • Four Time NCAA Champion ’89–92
  • UNC Captain ’90, ’92
  • Graduated from Wilton High School in Ct. in 1989
  • Wilton High School State Champions ’86, ’87, ’89
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