Julie Foudy

Julie Foudy is a famous women soccer player! She plays center midfield. Julie is 5 feet 6 inches and 130 pounds. Her first goal was on April 3, 1991, US vs. Hungary. She is co-captain and an 11-year veteran of the U.S. Women's National Team that won the World Cup in 1999. She was also a member of the Gold Medal Women's Olympic Team in 1996. Her team mates call her "Rowdy Foudy."

Julie grew up in Southern California and always wanted to become a sportscaster. She was born on January 23, 1971 in Mission Viejo, California. She was a member of the Sacramento Storm that won the California State Amateur Championship in 1993, 1995 and 1997. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in biology. She once thought about becoming a doctor. Julie Foudy married Ian Sawyers in July 1995.She had six goals and seven assists in 1998. Julie Foudy is a great soccer player!

Image courtesy of U.S. Soccer Communications Department

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2000, by Anna, fourth grade