Alyssa Naeher Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Alyssa Naeher Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth April 20, 1988
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color  Hazel

Alyssa Naeher is an American football goalkeeper who started playing for the Chicago Red Stars in 2015. She has also played for Turbine Potsdam from 2011 to 2013 and Boston Breakers from 2010 to 2011 & 2013 to 2015. She has more than 100k followers on Twitter and more than 200k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Alyssa Michele Naeher

Nick Name

Alyssa

American soccer player Alyssa Naeher
American soccer player Alyssa Naeher (Thomas Rodenbücher / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Residence

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Alyssa studied at the Christian Heritage School in Connecticut.

She attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 2009.

Occupation

Professional Football Player

Family

  • Father – John Naeher (Coach at Christian Heritage Academy in Trumbull)
  • Mother – Donna Lynn Naeher (Realtor)
  • Siblings – Amanda Naeher (Twin Sister) (Teacher, Soccer Coach), Abigail Naeher (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Helen Taylor (Maternal Grandmother), Matt Korman (Brother-in-law) (Husband of Abigail), Annette Korman (Niece) (Daughter of Abigail), Judah Korman (Nephew) (Son of Abigail)

Position

Goalkeeper

Shirt Number

1 – Chicago Red Stars

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Alyssa posing with her teammates for their match against Japan at the 2019 SheBelieves Cup
Alyssa posing with her teammates for their match against Japan at the 2019 SheBelieves Cup (Jamie Smed / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Alyssa has English, German, and French Canadian ancestry.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Dimpled smile

Brand Endorsements

Alyssa has endorsed the following brands –

  • StockX
  • Silvercar by Audi
  • Nike
  • Beats by Dre
  • Secret Deodorant
Alyssa Naeher seen with fellow American player Megan Rapinoe
Alyssa Naeher seen with fellow American player Megan Rapinoe (Jamie Smed / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Religion

Christianity

Alyssa Naeher Favorite Things

  • Sports Team New England Patriots
  • Ice Cream Flavor – A combination of mint chocolate chip and chocolate chip cookie dough
  • Bible Verse – Romans 5: 3-5 (Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us)
  • Football Memory – Playing in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • TV Shows Friends, This Is Us
  • Player From The 1999 Women’s World Cup – Kristine Lilly

Source – Team USA, Bleacher Report, YouTube

Alyssa Naeher before a match against Japan on June 5, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio
Alyssa Naeher before a match against Japan on June 5, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio (Soccerfan1996 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Alyssa Naeher Facts

  1. She scored over 2000 points while playing basketball in high school.
  2. In 2019, Alyssa was invited to throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park during a Boston Red Sox game.
  3. In September 2015, she appeared in the video game FIFA 16, which also marked the first time women players were featured in the online game.
  4. She saved a crucial goal from England’s Steph Houghton during the 83rd minute of their semifinal match against England in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Thus, contributing to her national team’s 2-1 victory.
  5. In October 2015, Alyssa and her national team members were honored by former President Barack Obama at the White House.
  6. After their win at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Naeher (who did not play any matches) and her teammates were welcomed with a Ticker tape parade in New York City. It marked the first time a women’s sports team was felicitated in such a way.

Featured Image by Thomas Rodenbücher / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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