Christen Annemarie Press is an astonishing soccer striker who represents Utah Royals Football Club in the National Women’s Soccer League. Press is also a member of the United States women’s national soccer team where she has proved her worth at several competitions.
Christen Press Age
She was born on 29th December 1989. She is 30 years old as of 2019.
Christen Press Nationality
Press is of American nationality.
Christen Press Height
She is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Christen Press Parents
She was born to American parents. Christen is the middle daughter of Stacy Press and Cody Press. She was raised along with her two sisters Tyler and Channing in the South Bay of Los Angeles. Her father Cody was an American footballer who played at Dartmouth. Her mother Stacy was a successful tennis player in her own right. The two raised all their children in a competitive household, where everyone is pushed towards success. According to some sources, Christen decided to forge a path for herself in soccer after her mother encouraged her to stick to the sports.
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Christen Press Soccer
She is a graduate of Chadwick High School where she actively represented the school’s soccer team as a captain for two years. She was a four-year starter for the team and also played influential roles in the team’s qualification to two Southern Section Division IV titles.Since February 2013 when she first played for the United States senior team, Christen has featured more than 100 times for the team and netted over 45 goals.
At the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, Christen won a gold medal with the US women’s national soccer team. Christen Press also participated in the US Youth Soccer Association’s national championship tournament and walked home with the Golden Boot for most goals scored.
She currently plays for Utah Royals FC. She debuted for the team on 27th June in a game against the Seattle Reign. In 2018, she scored only 2 goals after featuring in 11 games for the Royals. She has appeared in numerous promotional programs and advertisements for brands such as Nike, Coppertone, Wheaties, and has also done photo shoots for several magazines like Glamour, Self, and Howler.
Christen Press College
While at Chadwick, Christen was accomplished in tennis and track and later named Parade Magazine All-American and NSCAA High School All-American in the year 2006. Her high school career timeline shows she landed in 128 goals she scored 38 in her junior year, which is a school record. She was a four-time Prep League Offensive MVP, as well as a two-time Southern Section Division IV Offensive Player of the Year.
In her junior year, the Los Angeles-born soccer star was awarded the 2010 Hermann Trophy for being the nation’s top college soccer player after her senior year. She also got a mention as Pac-10 Player of the Year and Soccer America Player of the Year. In addition, she emerged the winner of the Pac-10’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year for soccer, Academic All-America honors, National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) first-team All-American honors, and All-Pac-10 first-team, for completing her college career with 500 shots, 10 game-winning goals, 41 assists, 71 goals, and 26 single-season records for goals.
Christen Press Dating/Husband
Press hasn’t revealed much about her love life to the public. However, there are rumors that she is dating a guy called Nima Majd. For now, neither the star player nor the so-called beau has reacted to the claim, making it difficult to determine if she is still in the market or not.
Christen Press and Tobin Heath
Tobin Heath and Christen Press are both soccer teammates and best of friends. While the Christen was born in Los Angeles, Heath was born in Jersey on May 28, 1988. Nevertheless, the teammates are rumored to be in a romantic relationship by some of her fans who are not comfortable with their closeness and the fact that they haven’t been openly linked to the opposite gender. The punch line is, there is no concrete evidence to prove the buddies are gay and since they have not addressed the rumor, we’ll assume they are best friends and nothing more.
Christen Press Net worth/ Salary
She has an estimated net worth of $11 million.
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— Christen Press (@ChristenPress) June 5, 2019