Carson had minutes with the United States National Team in the friendly match against Colombia.
American soccer player Carson Pickettmade history in women’s soccer by appearing with the United States National Team in a friendly match against Colombia.
Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, on September 15, 1993, she plays as a defender in the North Carolina Courage from National Women’s Soccer Leagueand this Tuesday she became the first player with a disability to play a match with the women’s team of USA.
Carson Picketwho at the time was also selected Under 17 and Under 23, was active in Tuesday’s game against Colombiawhich ended with a score of 2-0 in favor of the combined stars and stripes, at Rio Tinto Stadium, in Sandy, Utah.
Carson Picket He started the 90 minutes, he was born without his left forearm and hand, he showed that it only takes a big heart and passion for what he does, to stand out in any sport.
Pickett has become a benchmark in the NWSL and recently completed 100 appearances in the most important League of women’s soccer in the USA.
A few years ago, Carson Pickett She gave something to talk about by starring in one of the most emotional images in the world of sports, as she approached to greet a little boy who is going through the same condition as her, being born without part of his left arm.
This fact became viral on social networks, and marked a before and after in the way that soccer can be an important tool for inclusion in the world.
This time, after three years of that moment, Picket managed to get a place in the call for Vlatko Andonovski on the United States Women’s National Team.
Carson Pickett fulfilled his dream of appearing with him USWNT and this time he won the palms of the public on social networks, because as soon as he appeared on the field before the coffee growers, his name and image became a trend.
Raised on Fleming Island, off the northeast coast of Florida, near Jacksonville, Carson Pickett he attended St. Johns Country Day School and won three state championships with the football team.
In 2012, she was named the Gatorade Female Soccer Player of the Year for the state of Florida and the Florida Times-Union First Coast Player of the Year.
Thus, he was carrying out a process of studies and soccer successfully. Pickett attended Florida State University from 2012 to 2015, and in 2014, she led the Seminals to their first ever Division I Women’s Soccer Championship. NCAA, leading a defense that did not allow goals throughout the tournament.
Picket was selected by Seattle Reign FC (now known as OL Reign), making his debut for the club during the first game of the season against Sky Blue FC on April 17, 2016.
He also scored his first professional goal on November 10, 2017 with the Brisbane Roar and on February 23, 2020, he had his first career multi-goal game, when he scored twice in a 5-0 win over Canberra United. Carson Pickett she would end up being named the team’s Player of the Year in the 2019-20 season.
Carson also played in the Orlando Pride and in the Apollon Ladies of Cyprus, where he had no activity. Up to the present, when on February 4, 2021, the North Carolina Courage acquired Pickett in a trade with Orlando for the playing rights to Jodie Taylor.