Julie Foudy Is a Former Professional Soccer Player

June 11, 2009

Check out Julie Foudy. She is a former professional women’s soccer player. Read Julie Foudy’s biography and see video after the jump.

Julie Foudy is a retired pro soccer player who runs her own Leadership Sports Academy. Foudy is also a women’s and child activist and mother of two. Read more on Julie Foudy after the jump.

Julie Foudy Biography

As a biography, Julie Foudy is a former professional soccer player who was born on January 23, 1971 in San Diego, California. She is a graduate of Stanford University. Foudy was a big part of what some say was the “golden era” of women’s soccer. She played on the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987 through 2004 alongside Mia Hamm and Joy Fawcett.

Some of Julie Foudy’s career highlights are winning four Women’s World Cups. She has also won a silver medal and two gold medals over the course of her 17 year career. Since her retirement, Julie has worked as a broadcaster for the United States Women’s National Team competitions. She has also worked for ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and launched The Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy.

Julie Foudy currently lives with her husband Ian Sawyers and their daughter Isabel Ann.

More photos and a video of Julie Foudy are below.

Julie Foudy Video
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