Player Details

Name

Ali Krieger

Height

5' 6"

Date of Birth

7.28.1984 (37)

Birthplace

Dumfries, VA United States

Position

Defender
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

CLUB

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.

INTERNATIONAL

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.

COLLEGE

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.