DON’T COUNT HER OUT: A focused Lloyd, 38, is out to prove to her critics that she still has plenty left in her tank

If there is one thing the soccer universe has learned over the past 15 years or so, it’s not to count Carli Lloyd out.

After an abysmal 2007 Women’s World Cup in China, which the U.S. women’s national team finished a disappointing third, Lloyd looked at herself in the mirror and realized she did not play up to expectations – hers and others. So, she went out to improve and raise her game.

Written by: Michael Lewis