United States Women’s National Team legend and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd will return to FOX Sports as an analyst for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Lloyd debuted as a studio analyst with FOX Sports for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
“I’m excited to officially be on board for the summer and back with FOX Sports after the fantastic experience with the broadcast team at the Men’s World Cup a few months ago,” Lloyd said in a press release on Tuesday . “This will be my first World Cup since the fantastic run we had in France in 2019, and I’m really looking forward to channeling those memories and sharing my insights when the tournament starts in July.”
During his 17-year international career, Lloyd won the World Cup twice. In 2015, she won the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer and the Ballon d’Or as the tournament’s best player after becoming the first player to score a hat-trick in a final World Cup Then in 2019, she scored three goals en route to the USWNT’s second consecutive World Cup title.
Lloyd finished his international career with 316 games, second most in USWNT history; 128 goals, most scored by a U.S. midfielder; and 64 assists, fifth most in team history. In 2021, after the 2020 Summer Olympics, he retired from international football. Lloyd won two gold and one bronze medals as an Olympian.
“There’s only one Carli Lloyd, and we’re thrilled to have her join FOX Sports in the Land Down Under for the biggest Women’s World Cup yet,” said David Neal, executive producer of the Women’s World Cup. FIFA and Vice President of Production for FOX Sports. he said in the statement. “With the United States playing for a historic third consecutive title and the fifth star above its blue, Carli’s recent experience as a teammate and competitor on the world’s biggest stage promises to shine in the our dedicated coverage of the tournament.”
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be broadcast on the FOX Sports family of networks, the tournament’s official English-language broadcast partner in the United States, and on the FOX Sports app beginning with the first match on July 20.
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