|Crystal Dunn Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||July 3, 1992|
Crystal Dunn is an American professional soccer player who is renowned for her all-around abilities having excelled in varied positions such as defender, winger, and striker during her career. She has represented teams such as Washington Spirit, Chelsea, and North Carolina Courage at the club level and has won the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, the 2013 Algarve Cup, and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup at the international level.
Crystal Alyssia Dunn
New Hyde Park, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States
Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States
Crystal studied at the South Side High School in New York. She then attended the University of North Carolina and graduated in 2013 with a major in sociology.
Professional Soccer Player
- Father – Vincent Dunn
- Mother – Rhonda Dunn
- Siblings – Henry Dunn (Brother)
She is represented by Wasserman Media Group, Los Angeles, California, United States.
19 – USA, North Carolina Courage
Wing-back/Winger, Defender, Forward
5 ft 1 in or 155 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Crystal has dated –
- Pierre Soubrier (2015–Present) – Crystal got married to athletic trainer Pierre Soubrier in December 2018. They had first met when she was playing for the Washington Spirit soccer club where Pierre was employed as a trainer.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Afro hairstyle
- Affable smile
- Has tattoos on both her forearms
- Gleaming face
Crystal has been featured in the TV commercials for –
- Hulu TV
She has been sponsored by –
- Secret Deodorant
Crystal Dunn Favorite Things
- Sportsperson/Role Model – Serena Williams
- Breakfast – Bagel, English Muffin, Omelette with Onions, Peppers, and Tomatoes
- Article Of Clothing – Headband
- Sportswear Brand – Nike
Crystal Dunn Facts
- She used to play as a forward and in the midfield for her high school team that she captained in 2008 and 2009. She helped her team win the New York state championships in 2006, 2007, and 2009. In each of those 3 years, she earned First-team All-State honors. She scored 4 goals within the first 20 minutes of the game in the final of the 2009 season.
- In 2009, she was named 2009 NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America), ESPNRise, and Parade ‘High school All-American’. She was also named as the ‘New York Gatorade High School Player of the Year.’
- During her first year at university, playing for North Carolina Tar Heels, she won the ‘Soccer America Freshman of the Year’ award. She also became the first freshman ever to win the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ award.
- During her junior year at university, in 2012, she led her team to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship. She won the Hermann Trophy (annually awarded to the United States’ best male and female college athletes) as well as the ‘ACC Athlete of the Year’ and ACC Defender of the Year in 2013.
- Crystal was the first overall pick at the 2014 NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) College Draft and was picked up by the Washington Spirit team.
- In 2015, she won the NWSL’s MVP (Most Valuable Player) award as well as the ‘Golden Boot’ (highest goalscorer) award. She was just 23 years old and became the youngest player to win both awards. That season, she also set a new season record for the league by scoring at an average of 0.77 goals-per-game.
- In the 2018 NWSL season, she scored 8 goals and led North Carolina Courage to the NWSL Shield as the team broke the record for most goals scored in a season and she was named in the 2018 ‘NWSL Best XI’.
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