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By Carly Stern For Dailymail. As well as the legions of sport lovers, many of the players are fortunate enough to have their own personal fans both in the stands and at home across the pond in the form of supportive and loving partners. And when it comes to these WAGs — and husbands and boyfriends — the list reads like a who's who of the athletic world, with the soccer stars dating athletes from the WNBA, MLB players, MLS players, golf pros, and even other soccer players from within their own team. Go girls! Galaxy's Servando Carrasco. They married on New Year's Eve in , with Alex telling People at the time that she 'truly married my best friend.
According to Philadelphia magazine, their first date was at Chipotle. Since then, both of their careers have shot sky high, but it was Julie who first won a major title, helping lead the national team to victory in the last World Cup in The couple were married two years later, and a year after that, Zach scored the winning touchdown for the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. While Zach missed his wife's first game in the World Cup, due to training camp, he flew to France over the weekend and got to witness Julie's first goal of the tournament, in the match against Chile.
He plans to be in France for most of the month, supporting his wife, according to The Washington Post. When I sit in the stands, I'm just a casual person with a vested interest in seeing a team succeed, seeing Julie succeed.
Julie told the Philadelphia Inquirer that it's great to have her husband in the stands. While the two women knew each other from the Seattle sports scene Bird plays for the Seattle Storm, Rapinoe for the Seattle Reignthey didn't really hit it off until the Olympics in Rio, when they got to talking at a sponsor event, according to the Seattle Times.
By the following month, they were dating. The couple made history last year when they made the cover of ESPN's body issuebecoming the first gay couple to do so.
Bird hasn't been playing because she's recovering from knee surgery, but she continues to support her team from the bench. She said she hopes to fly to France to see Rapinoe in the final, if the US women make it that far.
So I can go to France and make it back and not miss a day of practice. I may have to log those miles, we'll see.
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One of the US team's rising stars is year-old Mallory Pugh, who scored a goal in their opener against Thailand. She's been in a relationship with Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, 25, sinceher boyfriend confirmed to The Athletic earlier this month.
Swanson said the two met at the wedding for former Braves player Jace Peterson, who is Pugh's brother-in-law. According to the Seattle Timesthe competitive women first got to know each other at the Rio de Janiero Olympics inand stayed friends when they returned to Seattle.
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They were dating by September of and are still going strong nearly three years later. So it's nice to have a sounding board at home that just understands. Sweet sports story: The competitive women first got to know each other at the Rio de Janiero Olympics in and were dating by September of that year.
Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris. Talk about team bonding: Longtime couple and current teammates Ali, 34, and Ashlyn, 33, announced that they got engaged earlier this year. The two women started dating about a decade ago after meeting while playing for the US National Team.
Because at the time, we were kids,' Ashlyn told People. Now they both play for the Orlando Pride — where Ali's a defender and Ashlyn's a goalkeeper. But they make sure to set boundaries at work so their romantic relationship doesn't affect the team. On the same team: They both play for the Orlando Pride — where Ali's a defender and Ashlyn's a goalkeeper. Because at the time, we were kids,' Ashlyn said. Work and play: But they make sure to set boundaries at work so their romantic relationship doesn't affect the team.
Carli, a competitive athlete, decided to give it a go while still soaking wet from swimming, but ended up throwing the driver instead.
She was mortified. Which I thought was pretty hilarious,' he said.
Multiple players on the US women's national soccer team are in women's national soccer team forward Megan Rapinoe, 33, has been dating. United States women's soccer star Mallory Pugh is dating a Major League Baseball player. Meet the happy couple here. As the US Women's Soccer Team faces off against England in the with the soccer stars dating athletes from the WNBA, MLB players.
She always thinks she can do it. She is so determined. They go way back! The two are high school sweethearts from their time growing up in New Jersey. They do! The two didn't get engaged untilafter 15 years of dating, and finally said 'I do' in in a ceremony in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Julie Ertz's husband Zach Ertz. The Ertz household is a a football battleground: American football vs. European football. And I think she feels the same way about football.Perks of Dating/Reasons to Date These TikTokers TikTok Compilation
Becky Sauerbrunn's boyfriend Zola Short. His job means they've had opportunity to work together over the years, and Zola even has a huge blown up photo of Becky playing soccer in his office — as well as at least one T-shirt with her image on it.
So supportive! Zola even has a T-shirt with an image of Becky on it, which he wore with a smile on Instagram. The two don't appear to have been dating for very long, though they have posted a few loved-up pictures on social media — and Aaron confirmed to Insider that he's in France cheering on his girl. World travels: The two don't appear to have been dating for very long, though they have posted a few loved-up pictures on social media.
Utah Royals FC defender Kelley, 30, is pretty private about her love life, and was last linked to high school sweetheart Adam, His most recent appearance on her Instagram account was in the summer ofwhen Kelley shared a current photo of them with their arms around each other, followed by an adorable throwback snap from high school with the pair striking a similar pose.
Sweethearts: Utah Royals FC defender Kelley, 30, is pretty private about her love life, and was last linked to high school sweetheart Adam, Mallory Pugh's boyfriend Dansby Swanson. There's just something about spending time with someone you hope to grow to love, while she already loves something you do, too. It's like a bonus on top of everything else that attracted you to her in the first place.
Celebrate these wonderful female soccer players making a massive Midfielder Anouk Dekker is dating US soccer star Genessee Daughetee. I recently noticed that, after many years of dating, about 83% of any boys I've crushed on, kissed, or dated have been soccer players. It isn't. If you've been wondering about the U.S. women's soccer team's husbands, partners, boyfriends, girlfriends, or wives, we've got the scoop for.
With that said, there's definitely a specific type of athlete that has become a personal favorite. Simply put, dating a girl who plays soccer is just great, particularly for these 10 reasons:.
The male and female "versions" of each sport have their own features making them intense. Many professional women basketball players compete year-round while most men dunk over each other every night.
They're all fierce in their own ways, but soccer is one of the few sports that looks identical no matter who's on the field. Ever heard your boy complain about how the girl he met on a Friday night looks totally different on a Saturday morning?
With soccer girls, it's pretty much the opposite. Straight up. Your best chance of doing that in peace is obviously getting with someone who's just as cool with doing the same thing.
As a lover of all sports, the idea of dating a female athlete has always been easy to take to. There's just something about spending time with. LONDON — It had all the hallmarks of an afternoon of speed dating. Strangers hoping to find that right match. On a gloriously warm Tuesday. U.S. Women's Soccer Team Teammates Engaged. and goalie Ashlyn Harris just revealed they've not only been dating for the last 9 years.