After Carli graduated high school she enrolled at Rutgers University. She also played soccer in college. Along with being the top goal scorer on her college team, Carli started on the U.S.A team in 2005. She delivered the winning goals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics to win gold for the Americans. Throughout Carli’s seasons she played over 230 games and scored over 90 goals. To get there, Carli developed her own abilIties by playing in pickup games and practiced at her own local field. Also, Carli is a two time gold medalists and won the FIFA World Cup silver boot. All of the hard work paid off, which lead to more in the future.
Becomes team captain
Even though Carli was an amazing soccer player, like other athletes she had many struggles. There were many good players on her team and putting them all together made it extremely challenging. Carli tried and tried but clearly not hard enough. She had reached her plateau and was cut Later, she was asked to rejoin the team because of a player injury. Shortly after that, her father, Stephan, hired a personal trainer to help Carli get better and better. At her first World Cup in 2007 she played the first three games, but then was benched for the last three. Even though, Carli went through some extremely hard challenges, but with the help of multiple people she got through them.