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Rose Lavelle's Insane Soccer Brain The Lead

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The U.S. Women’s National Team qualified for the Olympics this past weekend and leading the way, once again, was Rose Lavelle. The talented young midfielder also turned heads at the World Cup last year, capturing the Bronze Ball as the tournament’s third best player. The Athletic’s Megan Linehan joins us to talk about Lavelle’s rapid ascent to stardom, how she cracked a U.S. lineup that is heavily stocked with veterans, and just how bright her future could be. (And also, her unnatural love of dogs.)

Follow Megan Linehan's coverage of Rose Lavelle and the USWNT:

https://theathletic.com/author/meg-linehan/?source=theleadpodcast

The U.S. Women’s National Team qualified for the Olympics this past weekend and leading the way, once again, was Rose Lavelle. The talented young midfielder also turned heads at the World Cup last year, capturing the Bronze Ball as the tournament’s third best player. The Athletic’s Megan Linehan joins us to talk about Lavelle’s rapid ascent to stardom, how she cracked a U.S. lineup that is heavily stocked with veterans, and just how bright her future could be. (And also, her unnatural love of dogs.)

Follow Megan Linehan's coverage of Rose Lavelle and the USWNT:

https://theathletic.com/author/meg-linehan/?source=theleadpodcast

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