Player Details


Ali Krieger


5' 6"

Date of Birth

7.28.1984 (39)


Dumfries, VA United States


Career Summary


2020: Played every minute of the Fall Series for the Pride … Started all four contests.

2019: Appeared in 12 matches … Played every minute of each match she played ... Tallied one assist … Missed 10 matches for international duty … Named to the 2019 NWSL Best XI.

2018: Started and played in 19 matches for the Pride … Recorded two assists … Registered her 100th NWSL appearance game on July 14th at Utah.

2017: Played in all 24 matches for Orlando …Started and played all 90 minutes for every game, the only Pride player to play in all 2,160 minutes … Assisted on two goals for the season … Assisted the game winning goal against Boston on Aug. 19 … Selected to the 2017 NWSL Best XI … Named to the NWSL Team of the Month in June and August … Selected for CONCACAF Female Best XI.

2016: Led the Spirit to their first NWSL Championship appearance … Fell to Western New York in penalty kicks … Scored one goal during the regular season … Also scored in the Spirit’s semifinal victory over Chicago … Appeared in 15 total matches, starting all but one … Acquired by the Pride via trade on Nov. 2 from Washington.

2015: Played 655 minutes in just eight matches, all starts, due to U.S. WNT commitments, helped the Washington Spirit to a fourth place finish in the league and a berth in the playoff semifinal.

2014: Started all 22 games in which she played for the Spirit, compiling 1,935 minutes, second on the team … Helped the team earn its first NWSL playoff berth with a fourth-place regular season finish … Scored one goal, on May 3 against Seattle … Named to the NWSL Best XI First-Team … Left Tyresö before the Champions League final to return to Washington for the start of the 2014 NWSL season.

2013: Played 1,422 minutes in 18 matches, starting 16, and scored one goal … Named to the NWSL Second XI … Joined Tyresö in Sweden at the end of the year … Played in 11 total matches, including four Champions League games.

2012: Was allocated to the Washington Spirit for the inaugural season of the NWSL … Returned to Frankfurt and played six matches over three months before coming back to the USA to play in the NWSL.

2010-11: Helped Frankfurt win the German Cup in 2011, a 2-1 victory against Turbine Potsdam in front of more than 20,000 fans in her last game for Frankfurt … Played in 11 games for Frankfurt, starting all of them, and scored one goal.

2009: Played in 10 matches, starting nine, on loan with the Washington Freedom during the 2009 WPS season.

2008-09: Wasn’t able to play for most of the 2008-2009 season at Frankfurt due to a foot injury that kept her out for nine months.

2008: Allocated to the Washington Freedom before the start-up of Women’s Professional Soccer in 2008, but due to her contract with Frankfurt, was initially unavailable to the Freedom.

2007-08: Won “the treble” in 2008, winning a UEFA Women’s Championship, the Bundesliga title and the German Cup with Frankfurt … Scored her first goal in Germany on Feb. 24, 2008, vs. FCR Duisburg.


2021: Started on Jan. 22 in a 6-0 win over Colombia … Tallied an assist.

2020: Earned three caps for the U.S. WNT … Played every minute of her three caps to help the side to a clean sheet in each … Added an assist on Feb. 3 in a 6-0 win over Costa Rica.

2019: 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion … Made six appearances for the U.S. WNT ... Started two matches ... Appeared in three matches at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup ... Entered the final as a halftime substitute to help the U.S. to a 2-0 shutout win over the Netherlands ... Recorded her 100th cap for the U.S. WNT on May 16 against New Zealand ... Named to her third World Cup roster on May 2 ... Earned her first call-up to the U.S. WNT in nearly two years in March.

2017: Selected to the CONCACAF Female Best XI … Made two appearances for a total of 198 minutes.

2016: Made her Olympic debut on Aug. 6 against France, becoming the oldest U.S. women’s soccer player to debut at the Games … Appeared in 17 matches on the year … Made seven starts.

2015: A member of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion team … Was her second World Cup … Part of the stellar back line that allowed just three goals in the tournament and earned five consecutive shutouts in the middle of the tournament … Started all seven games and played all but 10 minutes of the tournament … Recorded an assist in the Round of 16 match against Colombia ... Played 1,580 minutes over 22 matches, starting 18 … Helped the USA win its 10th Algarve Cup title in Portugal.

2014: Appeared in 20 of the team’s 24 games while starting 18 and logging 1,596 minutes (third on the team for field players), both career highs … Doubled her career assist total by adding three, against Russia (2/8), Korea DPR (3/12) and Argentina (12/18).

2013: Made her return to the U.S. team after fully recovering from knee surgery … Played 776 minutes in 10 matches while starting nine … Scored her first WNT goal on Mar. 8 against China PR during a 5-0 win at the Algarve Cup in Portugal.

2012: Played in one match at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament before tearing her ACL in the 42nd minute against the Dominican Republic, which ruled her out for the year.

2011: Had a breakout year … Started all 16 games in which she played … Made her first Women’s World Cup team and started all six games in her return to Germany, where she lived and played for the previous four years … One of four U.S. players to play every minute of the Women’s World Cup … Sealed her place in U.S. history by converting the fifth and final penalty kick in the dramatic shootout victory over Brazil in the quarterfinal … Had two assists during the year.

2010: Played in eight matches for the USA, starting four … Played all 180 minutes in two matches at the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying tournament.

2009: Did not play in a game for the USA.

2008: Made her first roster and debuted in January at the Four Nations Tournament in China, starting and playing every minute of games against Canada and Finland … Made her first start on Jan 16 in a 4-0 win against Canada … First call-up came in January.

2006-07: Played for the U.S. U-21/U-23 Women’s National Team in 2006 and 2007.


Graduated from Penn State University...Was a two-time All-American and a First-Team NSCAA All-American … Started every game she played for the Nittany Lions, totaling 87 career matches … Scored 11 goals with 19 assists during her college career … Helped the Nittany Lions to four consecutive Big Ten titles.

2006: Was the Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 …. Started all 19 games for the Nittany Lions … Scored one goal and led the team in assists with five.

2005: Started 20 games … Had a career-high seven goals as a junior … Tallied two assists … Broke her leg two days before the opening of the NCAA playoffs during her junior season in November of 2005.

2004: Scored three goals, including one game winner, and notched three assists.

2003: Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year … Posted a career-high nine assists as a freshman.