Women’s World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd on Empowering Girls Through Sport

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My hope for girls around the world is that they continue to have the confidence to believe in themselves. I think women and girls all across the world are powerful, smart, and can do a lot of good in this world. It’s all about having that self-belief, that confidence, and really going after your goal.

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There are so many girls out there who are afraid to be athletes or be better than a boy. My wish would be for them to have the confidence and know that they can be great and reach for the stars. I think soccer is a platform for many women to help inspire many different people, whether it’s girls, boys, other athletes, or teammates. It can bring everybody together, empower women, and promote equality.

The world we live in right now, women are working towards equality, and I think if we can all work together, we can definitely achieve that.

Carli Lloyd is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist, a FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion and a two-time FIFA Player of the Year. The New Jersey native was named the Captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team in 2016. Carli has been a Johnson & Johnson ambassador since 2016, promoting charitable initiatives like Donate a Photo and the #CareUnited Challenge


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