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Alyssa Naeher

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 17.35CET
Potsdam
Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 17.35CET

Alyssa Naeher

Potsdam

Previous clubs: Boston Breakers

Honours: FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup winner, Golden Glove 2008

Which player most inspired you and why? Kristine Lilly. She is from my home state, always works extremely hard, and is a great leader and role model both on and off the field.

Best player you've played with? Kelly Smith. 

Toughest opponent? Club: FC Gold Pride, Player: Marta. 

What are your memories of your first club as a child? Just lots of fun. 

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Focus on the little details of your game, and the big things will come. 

Last updated: 07/03/12 20.30CET

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