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Viviana Villacorta
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Viviana Villacorta

Midfielder Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-7

  • Hometown

    Lawndale, Calif.

  • Club

    UCLA

U.S. National Teams: A mainstay in the midfield for the U-20s, she has earned 23 caps and appeared in all but one camp during this cycle …  Represented the USA at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, playing in four of five games to help the USA punch its World Cup ticket … Played in all three games en route to the tournament title at the Tournoi Maurice Revello Sud Ladies Cup in June … Scored her first international goal in June 2017 with the U-19s against the senior Czech Republic Women’s National Team … Earned her first Youth National Team call-up in October of 2016 with the U-18 WNT at the Women’s International Cup in Northern Ireland.

College/High School: Played all 25 games for UCLA in her freshman campaign, helping the Bruins to the NCAA Championship Final … Added four assists on the season … Attended Mira Costa High School, where she played four years for the Mustangs … Won back-to-back regional and national Olympic Development Program titles in 2015 and 2016 … Named to the 2016 ODP  Best XI at both the national and regional level.

Club:
Spent the majority of her youth career with Beach FC, from 2010-13 and 2016-17 … Played 2013-16 with Real SoCal.

Personal: Full name is Viviana Venezia Villacorta … Nicknamed Viv … Older sisters Vanessa and Veronica played soccer at UC-Merced … Loves going to the movies and spending time with family … Three words that best describe her off the field are “unique, kind and funny” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “technical, calm and competitive” … Making the World Cup roster is her greatest soccer moment … Few people know that she loves to sing …  Favorite food is Peruvian lomo saltado, favorite snack is dried mango … Allergic to bananas … Favorite women’s soccer player is Megan Rapinoe, favorite men’s player is Andres Iniesta … Lists Serena Williams as her biggest athletic inspiration … Her motto is “The love you take is equal to the love you make” … Says the best thing about being a soccer player is “travelling the world playing against the best,” … Has one dog, a pug named Nina … Favorite TV shows include The Office, Parks and Rec and Sherlock … Favorite musical artists are The Beatles and Queen … Favorite dessert is chocolate cake.


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