Carli Lloyd is a Delran, N.J., native and a member of the United States Women's National Soccer Team. Playing in the central midfield position Carli has played an integral part in the success of the USWNT team since her debut in 2005.
Known for her attacking style, intricate footwork, ferocious shooting and dedicated work ethic, Lloyd is the only player in Olympic history to score game winning goals in two separate Olympic gold medal matches.
In 2008 she scored the winner in extra time to beat favorites Brazil and in 2012 Lloyd scored twice in the 2-1 defeat of World Cup champions Japan. Carli was voted the on the shortlist for FIFA player of the year in 2012, finishing 6th best player in the world.
Most people describe you as: All business.
People would be surprised to know that: I am down to earth and can make you laugh!
What is your drink of choice? Water.
Where is your happy place? Spending time at home or working out.
What is your biggest regret? Not joining Universal Soccer Academy when I was a teen.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? To not worry about things.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Winning two gold medals.
Which trait do you most value in another person? Honesty and hard working.
If you could interview anyone, past or present, who would it be? Bruce Lee.
Favorite Movie? For Love of the Game and The Notebook.
What TV show is currently your DVR/On Demand obsession? Too many! Shameless, Game of Thrones, and Homeland.
What is your guilty pleasure? Eating Mint Oreos.
The worst thing anyone said or did to you is: Told me I am intimidating.
I believe in: Hard work to find my dreams.
What is your motto or inspiration? Champions train when no one is watching.
If you could travel back in time, where would you go? Knowing what I know now, back to my middle school days.