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Inspiration off the Field: Carli Lloyd Shares Her Thoughts on Why Sports Matter

Before the World Cup trophies, Olympic gold medals, and countless goals, U.S. Women’s National Team captain Carli Lloyd was just like, well…most American kids. She discovered soccer as a five-year-old playing on a co-ed team in her hometown of Delran Township, New Jersey. She went on to sharpen her skills throughout her youth, during high school, and in college at Rutgers University, and it was these early experiences that helped set her up for success, as Lloyd described at a recent Sports Matter event in New York City where she and other noteworthy names in sports discussed the benefits of youth sports and funding issues facing teams nationwide.

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