They say that confidence is everything needed for a woman and Merritt Mathias has equipped it like an armor while rising to good fame. She is currently playing in the forward position with the North Carolina Courage team in the National Women’s Soccer League(NWSL).
She has an enormous amount of experience in playing her game very professionally, as she has made appearances even at the international level by being part of U-15, U-16, U-17, and U-23 teams. With a good academic background and valuable contribution towards soccer through her passion, she has made a remarkable presence in American Soccer.
Is Merritt Mathias Married?
As far as news is concerned, there is no coverage of her personal life to the extent as expected. Officially, she is not married and is single. To date, she appears to be immensely interested in the sport and gives a lot of attention to her professional career.
Merritt Mathias Net Worth
While she was playing for FC Kansas City, the team had a payroll of $100,000 for Merritt Mathias. It is close to the average that FCKC has been paying to its players. Lauren Holiday, one of the players from the same team, had been earning $400,000. It’s the highest within the team.
Merritt Mathias Bio; Age, Early Life, Education
Merritt Elizabeth Mathias, or popularly known as Merritt Mathias, was born to Mary Jane Mathias and Mark in Birmingham of Alabama, the USA. She has a brother Mitch, and he is younger than her. She was a player of Seattle Reign FC and FC Kansas City before playing for the current team, North Carolina Courage(NC Courage). According to Soccer buzz magazine, she was one of the top-rank recruits.
Merritt had attended the University of North Carolina. During this period, she represented the Tar Heels team in two of the seasons. Thereafter, she completed her graduation in Agriculture leadership from Texas A&M University.
Meritt has recently developed Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL) and was backed up by the current team NC Courage. She is quite active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram.
Merritt Mathias Lifestyle
She is very health conscious and pays enough attention to her health. She naps/rests daily, had there be a match at 7 in the evening and this is very much a part and parcel of her pre-game ritual. It also includes a quick shower to keep her fresh and energetic.
She has a good lady gang who team up for a big breakfast while on away trips. She is obsessed with her dog and once, she returns home and spends a solid time with him, after every match. She walks him outside and finds happiness in it.
Merritt Mathias Career Details
She played for teams that made into Disney’s finals in the year 2008 and semifinals in 2006. She scored a goal that was unassisted and was crucial in winning the Kentucky match of the NCAA matches for Freshman season 2008. Apart from that, she hit a match-winning goal against Georgia in the same season.
In NWSL, while as a player for FCKC, Merritt’s goal secured a win against Portland Thorns in the 2013 season. Her performance in the 2014 season was so brilliant that it has helped the FCKC team win the league championship.
The subsequent seasons witnessed Merritt as a Seattle Reign FC player, where she carried her legacy of winning goals, of which, the prominent ones are that against the Washington Spirit in 2015 season.
In 2018, Mathias was traded to the NC Courage team and had a crucial take as part of the backline. This formation broke the record of giving away the least number of goals while winning the NWSL shield.
Mathias has a unique style of play, where she tackles with speed and has a solid attacking technique.
Quick Facts About Merritt Mathias
Born on: July 2nd, 1990
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Play position: Midfielder
Parents: Mark and Mary Jane Mathias
Full Name: Merritt Elizabeth Mathias
Currently playing for: North Carolina Courage club.
United States U-17 – 2006-2007
United States U-23 – 2011
United States 2018 – Present
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, painting and listening to the music.
Favorite athlete: Mia Hamm, Tom Brady.