FIFA Women’s World Cup™ veteran and two-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Wagner is FOX Sports’ lead game analyst for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. During last summer’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Wagner made U.S. English-language television history as the first woman to call a men’s FIFA World Cup™. Playing for the U.S. Women’s National Team from 1999 to 2008, she scored 21 goals and recorded 42 assists in 131 international matches.
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Wagner was a midfielder for the U.S. WNT from 1999-2008. She was a member of the 2003 and 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cups™ and the 2004 and 2008 Olympic teams.
Wagner began her professional career in 2003 after being selected as the number-one pick at the Women’s United Soccer Association Draft by the San Diego Spirit. She went on to play for the Boston Breakers, Olympique Lyonnais and Los Angeles Sol.
Wagner was a star player at Santa Clara University, where she earned the Hermann Trophy as the best women’s player in the country. As a junior, Wagner led the Broncos to their first NCAA Championship and scored the game-winner against North Carolina. She also earned an NCAA Top VIII award, an honor handed out to the top eight student-athletes across all NCAA divisions and sports. Wagner earned first-team All-America status as a senior and junior and was honored as the conference’s Freshman of the Year in 1999.
Wagner was born in San Jose, Calif. Her husband, Adam Eyre, played professional soccer with the Miami Fusion and MLS’s New England Revolution. Wagner and Eyre have triplet sons, Griffin, Daeven and Lincoln, and a daughter, Blake.