Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan get one more major tournament together with the U.S. national team.
The Tokyo Olympic soccer roster of 18 players — the oldest in U.S. history since women’s soccer debuted at the 1996 Atlanta Games — was announced Wednesday, and it includes the three stalwart forwards.
They’re joined by goalies Adrianna Franch and Alyssa Naeher, defenders Abby Dahlkemper, Tierna Davidson. Crystal Dunn, Kelley O’Hara, Becky Sauerbrunn and Emily Sonnett, midfielders Julie Ertz, Lindsey Horan, Rose Lavelle, Kristie Mewis and Samantha Mewis and fellow forwards Tobin Heath and Christen Press.
Seventeen of the 18 players were on the 2019 World Cup champion team (all but Kristie Mewis).
The average age will be 30.8 years old come kickoff in Japan (against Sweden on July 21). In Rio, the average was 27.8. Read More