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Women's World Cup Star, & South Jersey Native Carli Lloyd, to Write Book

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    South Jersey native Carli Lloyd is working on a memoir that is expected out next fall, and it will cover everything throughout her life while playing soccer. (Published Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015)

    World Cup soccer star Carli Lloyd, whose three goals in the 2015 final led the U.S. to a 5-2 victory over Japan, has a book deal.

    The 33-year-old Lloyd is working on a memoir that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will release in fall 2016. The publisher announced Thursday that the book, currently untitled, will cover her rise from nearly quitting soccer in 2003 and her emphasis on physical and mental strength. An edition for young readers also is planned.

    Earlier this summer, the midfielder and Olympic gold medalist scored six goals in seven women's World Cup matches, including a hat trick against Japan.

    In a statement released through Houghton Mifflin, Lloyd says she looks forward to sharing her thoughts on a "long journey, sometimes rewarding, sometimes challenging, but worth every moment."

    Carli Lloyd Returns to South Jersey

    [PHI] World Cup Hero Carli Lloyd Returns to South Jersey
    Two weeks after leading the US Women’s national soccer team to a World Cup title, hometown hero Carli Lloyd speaks to CSN Philly about her return to South Jersey and her special bond with her personal coach. (Published Monday, July 20, 2015)