Carla Overbeck’s soccer career started in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship, where her team won all four years she was at attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The first Carla Overbeck appearance on the US national team was in 1988. In 1991, she started every game for the team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, wherein they captured the first world championship for the USA. Overbeck played every minute of each of the team’s games at the 1995 Women’s World Cup, the 1996 Summer Olympics, and the 1999 Women’s World Cup. She scored the opening penalty kick against China in the 1999 World Cup Final, helping her team bag the first-ever gold medal in the history of U.S. women’s soccer.
There has always been a Carla Overbeck appearance in more than a hundred international games played by the US national team. She has also played in 63 consecutive complete international games, more than any other US soccer player, male or female. Following the 2000 Summer Olympics, Overbeck closed her professional career with an impressive 168 caps. In 2006, she was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
**Carla Overbeck Speaker**
Upon her retirement, Overbeck became one of the founding players of the Carolina Courage in the WUSA. She once worked with youngsters at a soccer clinic at the Fayetteville YMCA. She continues to reach out to kids to inspire them just as a Carla Overbeck speaker appearance will inspire your community.
**Carla Overbeck Appearance**
While the offensive soccer players are considered more popular, Carla Overbeck made a name for herself as a defender. She was a world-class athlete, and her defensive abilities were nearly unmatched. Overbeck was not only tough on the field, she’s also physically and emotionally strong, having overcome Graves Disease and knee surgery. She recovered just in time for the Olympics and even played one of the best games in her career. This role model will certainly be a valuable and influential addition at your next corporate function. So let TSE negotiate with Carla Overbeck’s agent on your behalf.
**Carla Overbeck Endorsement**
The list of Carla Overbeck endorsements includes work with Shaklee health products and Dixie cups. She is also the author of “A Soccer Mom’s Cookbook.” Having played so many games in her entire professional career, she was nicknamed, “the iron woman of soccer.” And if Overbeck led her team to several victories and straight into the hearts of the people around the world, she can definitely do the same for your company. Contact TSE now and have us negotiate with the soccer superstar’s agent for a Carla Overbeck endorsement.
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