“She was instantly recognizable – her hair, her height, the way she played. I loved the way she carried herself. She looked at everyone like, ‘I don’t care who you are, I’m going to destroy you.’ That was the coolest thing.”
— Meghan Klingenberg (at 5-2, the shortest player on the U.S. women’s team) on her favorite player, Michelle Akers (who, at 5-11, was the tallest player on her team). Klingenberg was the subject of a U.S. Soccer feature.