On a Wednesday, 20th April 1988, Alysa Michele Naeher was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Naeher was born to parents John and Donna Lynn Naeher. She has a twin sister, Amanda and a young sister named Abigail. Amanda played soccer for Messiah College. She holds an American nationality and she is a Christian.
Alysa Naeher Education Details
Growing up, Naeher went to Christian Heritage School where she joined the soccer team and became a talented player in soccer and basketball. While there, she was a three-time All-State selection, three-time FAA All-Conference selection, a Parade All-American and two-times NSCAA Youth All-American. She also excelled in her basketball team, scoring over 2000 points for her team.
In 2006, Naeher joined Penn State University where she played soccer until 2009. While at the university, Naeher started a total of 74 games. In 2007 and 2008, she was a First Team All –American and in 2007, she was named the Big 10 Defensive Player of the Year.
Alysa Naeher Career Details
Naeher began club soccer in 2010 when she was selected by the Boston Breakers in the 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer draft. She recorded her first career shutout the same year when they played against Atlanta Beat on August 4th.
In 2011, Naeher moved to Germany and joined the Bundesliga club, Turbine Potsdam. She was an integral part of the team that made Potsdam win the 2011-2012 Frauen-Bundesliga.
After playing for two years in Germany, Naeher came back to the United States and joined the Boston Breakers, playing in the newly formed National women’s Soccer League in 2013. In 2014, she won the Goalkeeper of the Year Award. In 2015, she joined the Chicago Red Stars in a swap-deal that saw defender Whitney Engen join the Boston Breakers.
Naeher started the 2016 season on a high note. In May 2016, she was named the player of the month. Her continued exemplary performance earned her numerous praise and awards, cementing her position as the first-choice goalkeeper of the Red Stars.
In 2007 while at Penn state university, Naeher became a member of the United States U20 women’s national soccer team. The same year, they played at the Pan-American games, securing position two after Brazil. In 2008, Naeher was the starting goalkeeper for the U-20 when they won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile.
In 2014, Naeher made her debut for the senior national team in the International Tournament of Brazil where the US national team secured a 7-0 win over Argentina. In 2015 and 2016, she played as a substitute goalkeeper for the national team, with Hope Solo taking the first choice role.
In 2016, Naeher became the starting goalkeeper for the national team, following a dip in the performance of Hope Solo. In 2018, she saw to it that the United States National Women’s Team won their second consecutive CONCACAF Championship when they beat Canada.
Naeher put on an impressive performance in the 2019 World Cup, playing every minute of the cup run. Throughout the event, she displayed classic goalkeeping and hard work, at one time saving a penalty kick to award her team with a much-needed victory over England. That year, the US won the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Alysa Naeher Net Worth
With a flourishing career in soccer, Naeher stands to be counted as a rich American. Her income is mainly from soccer, with a few engagements in endorsement deals and commercials. Along with her national teammates, Naeher was featured in the EA Sports’ FIFA video game series, FIFA 16.
Alysa Naeher is valued at $500000 in net worth. This is a rough estimate, considering that her spending habits are unknown. She is also said to have a $35000 salary from her club. Other benefits that she enjoys such as contracts, prize money, bonuses, etc. are still unknown.
Alysa Naeher Body Measurements, Ethnicity
The female soccer player is 5 feet 9 inches tall and has 69kg of body mass. She has dark brown hair, light brown eyes, and an athletic body build. She is an American of white ethnicity.
Is Alysa Naeher Dating Boyfriend?
Alysa Naeher, like most celebrities, keeps her love-life very personal. Her dating history is also unavailable and while we can almost certainly say she has previously had a fling or a hookup, mainly with backup from online rumors and gossip, she is currently single and not dating anyone. Born on April 20th, Alysa belongs to the horoscope Aries with her ruling planet being Mars. Her Chinese zodiac is the Dragon.