Footballer Ali Kreiger and her wife Ashlyn Harris are a gorgeous couple!

Updated: 29 July, 2020 09:33 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Ali Krieger was born Alexandra Blaire Krieger Harris on July 28, 1984 in Virgina, United States.

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  • Ali Krieger is a professional footballer player part of the United States national team. She plays in the right back or centre back position.

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  • Ali Krieger also plays for  Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). It is the top professional football division in the U.S.

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  • Ali Krieger made her debut for the U.S. national team in January 2008 in a game against Canada.

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  • Ali Krieger has since played 107 matches for U.S. and scored 1 goal.

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  • Ali Krieger has played for various teams such as Northern Virginia Majestics, Washington Freedom, FFC Frankfurt, Washington Spirit and finally Orlando Pride.

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  • Ali Krieger is known to be very close to her brother Kyle. He is an known personality on social media platforms such as YouTube and Instagram.

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  • Ali Krieger's last name means 'warrior' in the German language. She also became fluent with the language later on.

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  • In 2005, after a major leg injury, Ali Krieger suffered from pulmonary embolism following blood clots in her legs and lungs. She suffered from 6 mini-heart attacks.

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  • Ali Krieger began dating Ashlyn Harris, her Orlando Pride football teammate in 2010.

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  • On March 13, 2019, after dating for nine years, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris announced that they were engaged.

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  • In the same year on December 18, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris got married in Miami.

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  • Ali Krieger is a two-time FIFA Women's World Cup winner - 2015 and 2019.

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  • Ali Krieger also won the CONCACAF Women's Championship in 2014.

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  • Ali Krieger and her national teammates were the first women to feature in a FIFA video game when they were included in FIFA 16.

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  • Ali Krieger and her national teammates are also the first women's team in sports to earn a ticker tape parade. This was after they won the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

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  • Ali Krieger is also the oldest woman from the United States to play soccer in the Olympics.

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  • Here's wishing Ali Krieger a very Happy Birthday!

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About The Gallery

United States star female footballer Ali Kreiger celebrated her 36th birthday on July 28, 2020. As the 'Warrior Princess' of football turned a year older, we take a look at her journey in the sport as well as a sneak peek into her personal life with her footballer wife Ashlyn Harris. Pictures Courtesy/ Ali Kreiger's Instagram.

First Published: 29 July, 2020 09:15 IST