U.S Soccer In Focus: #Carli300

Two-time World Cup champion. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. Two-time FIFA Women’s Player of the Year. Since making her debut on the U.S. Women’s National Team in July 2005, Carli Lloyd has assembled a career for the record books. On April 10, she has the chance to make more history and become just the third player in the history of international soccer – women or men – to amass 300 caps. As Lloyd heads to Europe with 299 caps, we look back on some of the images over the course of her remarkable 17 years – and counting – on the U.S. Women’s National Team.

Photos by Brad Smith/ISI Photos.

Lloyd made her international debut on July 10, 2005, a 7-0 win for the USA over Ukraine.

In 2008, Lloyd helped the USA win the Peace Queen Cup in South Korea and then scored the gold medal-winning goal in the Olympic final later that summer against Brazil. 

Lloyd earned her 100th cap on November 27, 2010 in the USA’s 1-0 win over Italy in the second leg of the World Cup Qualifying playoff.

Golden once again! The USA captured gold at the 2012 Olympics thanks to more heroics from Lloyd in the final. 
From scoring the game-winning goal in her 200th cap in the USA’s quarterfinal win over China, to her first half hat trick in the final against Japan, Lloyd had a tournament for the ages at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Lloyd captured her second World Cup title in 2019 and with her goal against Thailand in the tournament opener, became the first player ever to score in six consecutive Women’s World Cup matches.