Other Women

19-year-old Notre Dame standout signs multi-year contract with PSG women

After two incredible years at Notre Dame, Korbin Albert is taking the next step in her meteoric career: the 19-year-old midfielder just put pen to paper on a deal with Paris Saint-Germain Féminine through 2025.

During her 2021 season, Albert was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team and Top-Drawer Soccer Freshman Best XI Team with 12 goals in 22 games. Her performances earned her a spot on the USWNT's 2022 FIFA U-20 World Cup roster, where Albert started two matches in midfield alongside Portland Thorns phenom Olivia Moultrie.

16-year-old prodigy Vicky López makes goalscoring history at Barcelona

Barcelona Femení made football history on Wednesday by becoming the first team (men's or women's) to win 50 straight league matches after hammering Levante Las Planas 7-0 on Wednesday. Club history was also made as 16-year-old phenom Vicky López became Barça Femení's youngest-ever goalscorer in Liga F.

Barça's run in the league stretches back to a 4-3 defeat to Atlético Madrid on June 1, 2021, but they finished the 2020-21 campaign with five wins, won all 30 games in 2021-22 and have reached the halfway point of 2022-23 with 15 victories.

Alyssa Thompson becomes youngest draft pick in NWSL history after being selected No. 1 overall

LOS ANGELES — Angel City FC on Thursday selected 18-year-old Alyssa Thompson with the first pick of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) draft, making the Los Angeles native the first player in league history drafted directly out of high school.

"Alyssa Thompson, for us, is a phenom and generational player," said Angel City general manager Angela Hucles Mangano.

"She's a player who can make an immediate impact, but she's also young and can develop and look to be a player that we're building a future off of, too."

After failing to make USWNT roster, Mia Fishel opens new season with 2 goals

After winning the 2022 Liga MX Femenil Apertura Golden Boot with 17 goals in 17 games before adding three more in the playoffs during Tigres' run to the title, 21-year-old American Mia Fishel picked up right where she left off Monday night in the opening match of the Clausura: Fishel scored a first-half brace in her side's 6-0 win over Atlas.

Sophia Smith becomes youngest U.S. Female Player of the Year since Mia Hamm

National Women's Soccer League MVP Sophia Smith was voted the 2022 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year, the sport's governing body said on Friday, after scoring 11 goals for the national team last year.

Julianne Sitch becomes first woman to lead NCAA men's soccer team to national title

The University of Chicago beat Williams College 2-0 in the Division III men's championship, making head coach Julianne Sitch the first woman to lead an NCAA men's soccer team to a national title.

Sitch led the UChicago Maroons to an undefeated 22-0-1 record in her first season at the helm. The team's lone blemish — a 0-0 draw to New York University back in October — was actually against the only other woman coaching in men's Div. III, NYU's Kim Wyant.

David Beckham and Peyton Manning end the ‘football or soccer’ debate in star-studded Lays commercial

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup set to begin the commercials are beginning to appear. The title for best 2022 World Cup commercial is up for grabs and right now Lays is a leading candidate. On Tuesday the chip (or crisp) giant released a two and a half minute Peyton Manning vs. David Beckham, soccer vs. football commercial.

There are so many cameos in this ad it’s hard to keep track.

Peyton Manning vs David Beckham Commercial

USWNT gets revenge with thrilling comeback win over Germany

Staring at an unprecedented fourth straight defeat after Jule Brand had given Germany an early lead at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Sunday night, the USWNT's misfiring forwards sprang to life in the second half with two goals in a two-minute span to get the squad back on track.

17-year-old Olivia Moultrie looked hilariously terrified during NWSL Championship locker room celebrations

Olivia Moultrie is the youngest NWSL champion in history. The 17-year-old phenom and the Portland Thorns defeated the KC Current 2-0 on Sunday to win the club’s third NWSL Championship. 

Moultrie came into the game as a substitute in the final minute to become the youngest ever player to appear in the NWSL Championship. 

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