tpinoe:

"My first goal with the national team was kind of like a once in a life-time goal. I was like, “Just keep it on frame.” Soon as it hit my foot though, I was like, “Oh my god, that’s perfect.” I couldn’t believe it. It was awesome. Whenever I score a goal so infrequently that it’s just kind of like emotions boiling over so wherever I end up I kind of end up. Scoring a goal is an incredible feeling but scoring a goal like that it, like I said, is a once in a life-time. I’ve never scored a goal like that before so doing it in front of all those fans, in front of my family, it was really an emotional time and I think you could see from the smile on my face how excited I actually was. I sent out a tweet after the game and it said, “That was probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done, but enough about me. Great team win” because it was the coolest thing I’ve ever done. By far the coolest goal that I ever scored."

Meghan Klingenberg talks about her 1st goal with the USWNT.

sauerbrunns:

In soccer there’s a saying that a player can be simply described as an artist or a soldier.  I’m a soldier.  Although some roles hold less glory, they are no less important, and with time I’ve evolved within mine.

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b0nes-and-suicide:

*hears intro to Sugar We’re Going Down* … *runs into room* AM I MORE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR YET *kicks wall* I’VE BEEN DYING TO TELL YOU ANYTHING *punches chair* YOU WANNA HEAR *throws table* COS THAT’S JUST WHO I AM THIS WEEK

(via soulelectric)

My first goal with the National team is a once in a lifetime goal. I was like just keep it on frame. As soon as it hit my foot though, I was like OH MY GOD, that’s perfect! I couldn’t believe it, it was awesome! Whenever I score a goal, it’s so infrequent that it’s just kinda like emotions boiling over. Wherever I end up I end up. Scoring a goal is an incredible feeling, but scoring a goal like that it’s once in a lifetime. I’ve never scored a goal like that so doing it in front of all those fans and my family it was really an emotional time. I think you can see from the smile on my face how excited I actually was. I sent out a tweet after the game that “that was probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done but enough about me great time win! It probably was the coolest thing I’ve ever done. By far the coolest goal I’ve ever scored.” 

(via forevertobinist)