Christina Gibbons, a midfielder drafted fifth overall by FC Kansas City in January, got to pick the brains of new teammates Becky Sauerbrunn and Amy Rodriguez during her callup to the US women's national team.
Becky Sauerbrunn, an FC Kansas City defender and U.S. Women's National Soccer Team co-captain, talks about being a leader and the team's goal of winning back-to-back gold medals at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this month following their World Cup Championship win last year.
Many National Women’s Soccer League players subsist on salaries as low as $7,200 for a seven-month season. FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn is leading the charge for equal pay at the national team level. But even if the national team can gain pay equality, many in the NWSL will still struggle to pay bills.
FC Kansas City forward Amy Rodriguez tears up while honoring close friend and teammate Lauren Holiday before her jersey retirement Thursday night. The two have won a National Women's Soccer League title,
At the FC Kansas City women’s soccer game on Monday against the Houston Dash, both teams welcomed home FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer players. The game ended in a 1-1 tie, with the FCKC point scored by World Cup player Lauren Holiday and the Houston Dash point scored by World Cup player Carli Lloyd. Video by Annie Schugartfirstname.lastname@example.org