Carli Lloyd was estranged from her family. How the postponed Olympics healed a 12-year rift

The combination of a knee injury and the Tokyo Olympics being postponed due to the pandemic turned out to be a life-changing blessing in disguise for soccer star Carli Lloyd.

After undergoing the first surgery of her career last year and having a schedule cleared of all obligations, she had time to reflect on a rift with her family that had stretched past a decade.

If the Olympics went off as planned last year, they might still be estranged to this day.

Written by: Scott Stump