New Zealand defender Ali Riley interviews Maria Thorisdóttir about the World Cup, her teammates, and how the team has changed since 2015.
JoinedSeptember 27, 2018
Ali Riley is a left back for Chelsea FC and the New Zealand National Team. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Stanford University and received her health coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Riley was born and raised in Los Angeles but holds dual nationality in the U.S. and New Zealand. She represented New Zealand in three World Cups and three Olympic Games. She won two WPS Championships (FC Gold Pride, Western New York Flash) before moving to Malmö to play in the Swedish Damallsvenskan. Outside of soccer, her interests include surfing, photography, and all things food! Follow Riley on Twitter at @rileythree and Instagram at @rileythree or her Instagram food blog at @love2eat2love.
Ji-So yun speaks with Chelsea teammate Ali Riley about what it was like to qualify for the World Cup and what her goals are for club and country.
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Editor’s note — This letter originally appeared in the print edition of Our Game Magazine. Dear 12-Year-Old Ali, 1. You’re...