Here’s what else you should know about her.
Her soccer jersey is No. 1
Born on April 20, 1988, Naeher is appearing in her first World Cup. The Penn State University alum plays on the Chicago Red Stars club, but she grew up in Stratford, Connecticut.
She sided with Rapinoe in the Trump beef
“She is a leader for this team and she stands up for what she believes in, she speaks up about that,” Naeher said.
In 2014, she made 106 saves in 24 games
That was a record, by the way. Naeher was then awarded the 2014 NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year award. She later earned a spot on the 2015 World Cup team.
She has a twin sister
When she was younger, Naeher’s twin Amanda accidentally slammed her hand in a car door. Naeher’s hand turned black and blue and her her nails fell off.
Naeher would later go on to play the one position that indeed relies on you to use your hands.