|Alyssa Naeher Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||April 20, 1988|
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.
Alyssa Michele Naeher
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Alyssa studied at the Christian Heritage School in Connecticut.
She attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 2009.
Professional Football Player
- 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)
1 – Chicago Red Stars
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Alyssa has English, German, and French Canadian ancestry.
Alyssa has endorsed the following brands –
- Silvercar by Audi
- Beats by Dre
- Secret Deodorant
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
Alyssa Naeher Facts
- She scored over 2000 points while playing basketball in high school.
- In 2019, Alyssa was invited to throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park during a Boston Red Sox game.
- 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.
- 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.
- In October 2015, Alyssa and her national team members were honored by former President Barack Obama at the White House.
- 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.
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