CHRISTIE PEARCE RAMPONE
is an American professional soccer defender. She currently plays for Sky Blue FC in the National Women's Soccer League and is the former captain of the United States Women's National Soccer team. Christie Pearce Rampone is a 3x Olympic Gold medalist, and also a 2x FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
Pearce Rampone has played in five FIFA Women's World Cup Finals and four Olympics Women's football tournaments. She is a 1999 and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion, and a three-time Gold medalist having won championship titles at the 2004 Athens Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics, and 2012 London Olympics. She has finished no lower than third place in each of the World Cup or Olympic tournaments in which she has competed.
Pearce Rampone played in the W-League from 1997 through 1998. She played in two American professional leagues the entire time they were in operation; from 2001 through 2003 in the WUSA and from 2009 through 2011 in the WPS. In 2009, while playing for Sky Blue FC, she simultaneously served as coach of the club while winning the 2009 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs, and was named WPS sportswoman of the year.
Pearce Rampone is the oldest player to appear in a FIFA Women's World Cup game, and the second-most capped player in U.S. and world history.