Regardless of their fame, some sports stars remain incredibly private about their romantic relationships. But this can’t be said of Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris anymore, as the pair chose to go public with their romance in March 2019. And as it happens, that wasn’t the only announcement the soccer players wanted to make at the time.
The reputation of women’s soccer Stateside grew steadily after the U.S. team played their first international match back in 1985. And while that particular squad may have subsequently lost the game to Italy, Team USA have nevertheless enjoyed plenty of success since. They’ve won four gold medals at the Olympics, three World Cups and a number of other honors in the years that have followed, in fact.
And Krieger and Harris have both played their parts in that success, with the pair having picked up winners’ medals at the 2015 World Cup tournament. Krieger is a versatile defender who is able to play in both center-back and right-back positions; Harris, on the other hand, remains in front of the net as a goalkeeper.