Adriana Nicole Franch was born on November 12th 1990 in Salina, Kansas in the United States. She is currently aged 29 years and plays as a goalkeeper for the Portland thorns in the National Women’s Soccer League. She also plays for the United States national soccer team.
Adrianna Franch Parents, Family
Adrianna was brought up by her mother, Raquel Franch who was a single mother. She was working as a housekeeper in Salina Regional Health Centre before she was shifted to patient billing. In Salina, the family lived in rented apartments and difficulties in paying rent saw them shift from one apartment to another until Habitat for Humanity, a not-for-profit organization helped them put up a house of their own. Franch had two younger siblings.
Adrianna Franch Education Details
Franch went to Salina South High School where she joined the school soccer team and played as a goalkeeper. She was the starting goalkeeper for three seasons but could not play during her senior year as she suffered an injury playing basketball. While in high school, Franch earned numerous awards and honors in both soccer and basketball, where she was an avid player.
In 2009, Franch joined Oklahoma State University and became the starting goalkeeper while still a freshman. While there, she made numerous achievements, becoming one of the most honored and decorated soccer players of all time in Oklahoma State University soccer. Throughout her four seasons in the university, Franch remained the first choice goalkeeper, earning awards all through. In 2010, she was called to the United States national soccer team, becoming the first soccer player from Oklahoma State to get such a feat.
Adrianna Franch Career Details
In January 2013, Franch joined the New York Flash as a goalkeeper. While playing for the team, she tore her anterior cruciate ligament that made her miss the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League season.
After recovering from the injury, Franch joined Avaldsnes IL, a Norwegian club in 2015. There, she helped her team land second place in the 2015 Toppserien.
Franch’s performance elicited interest from different clubs. Her talent in soccer saw her signing with the Portland Thorns in December 2015 where she first served as a backup keeper to the starting goalkeeper Michelle Betos. In the 2016 season, her performance was remarkable, helping the team win the league title. She then earned promotion to be the starting goalkeeper in 2017 season, where her prowess made the team win the league championship. She was named the NWSL goalkeeper of the Year.
In 2018, Franch suffered a knee injury after only three games into the season. She was then forced to miss the next nine games to rehabilitate the injury, making her comeback on June when Thorns played Houston Dash. Despite the injury and time off the pitch, her performance did not wane. Later that year, she was named into the NWSL Best XI. She also won the Goalkeeper of the Year award, for the second season consecutively.
Franch has also represented her country in international soccer in different categories. All through, her performance was impeccable, winning awards individually and as a team.
Is Adrianna Franch Really A Lesbian?
Franch is a lesbian, engaged to Emily Boscacci and together they share two children. It is rumored that they tied the knot in December 2019. Details about their engagement and wedding still remain scanty and so is the information regarding their two children. Both partners are very discreet as far as their personal lives are concerned.
Adrianna Franch Net Worth
With a successful career in soccer, Franch has also risen through the ranks to build a descent fortune. While her net worth is hard to determine, estimates place her slightly over the $1 million mark. Her annual salary largely remains unknown. Considering that she has no other known source of income apart from soccer and promotional deals, she is estimated to take home an average of $60000 from soccer. Earlier on, Franch signed a contract with NWSL worth $421,500. The amount she rakes in for promotional deals such as the Converse Shoe Company remains unknown but we can say it is a descent sum.
Franch stands 5 feet 9n inches and weighs 65 kilo. Her birth sign is the Scorpio. She is of mixed ethnicity and an American national. Her hair is black, complimented by brown eyes.
Adrianna Franch Social Media Presence
Franch is quite active in social media, with a big following in both twitter and Instagram. In both platforms, she has a following of 21.6k and 8.3k respectively. She currently lives in Portland.