Quote of the day: Lauren Holiday on retiring

“I’ve been praying about it for a couple years now and really just this last year, it was so clear to me,. … I knew that I wanted to give my all to the World Cup …  and I feel like I did that. Even if we wouldn’t have won, I felt very comfortable in my decision. I feel like God had led me to that decision, so I was ready either way.”

– Lauren Holiday, on her decision to retire at 27, when she is in her prime. She was quoted by Jeff Kassouf for NBC Sports.

Lauren Holiday, news conference before the World Cup final, July 4, 2015. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America)

Lauren Holiday, news conference before the World Cup final, July 4, 2015. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America)

 

 

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