Lindsey Horan is an American professional soccer player who has played for Olympique Lyonnais Feminin on loan from Portland Thorns FC. Horan has also played formerly for the Portland Thorns FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) which is the highest division of women’s professional soccer in the US, and the US women’s national soccer team. She got the title NWSL MVP in 2018. She was a leading player for the Thorns during their 2017 championship season and scored the winning goal in the championship game and has been a good player for the Paris Saint-Germain FC, and scored 46 goals in 58 appearances. Lindsey has scored many goals for the United States U-17 team at the 2010 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship.
Lindsey Horan Biography
Born on May 26, 1994, she was brought up in Golden, Colorado near Denver. Lindsey studied at Golden High School. She had played club soccer with Colorado Rush. She started playing in the Colorado Edge during U-11 tryouts. As a 15-year-old, she scored 12 goals in nine games securing her entry in the North American/Central American/Caribbean U-17 tournament in Costa Rica. Horan was selected in the Parade Magazine High School All-American team.
She was named the top-ranked college prospect by ESPN. Lindsey was signed with the French club Paris Saint-Germain FC (PSG).
Club career of Lindsey Horan
She played for the Colorado Rush in the W-League in the 2012 season. She played three games and scored 2 goals, taking 19 shots. Paris Saint-Germain FC, 2012-2016
In July 2012, she signed with the professional French club, PSG. In 2016, her contract was terminated to allow her to move to the US. She played her final game on December 5, 2015, and scored a win 5-0 over FCF Juvisy. She scored 46 goals in a total of 58 appearances.
On 13 Jan 2016, Lindsey signed with the Portland Thorns FC of the NSWL. Lindsey plays in the central mid-position which is similar to her national team role.
She had scored the only goal in Portland’s 1-0 win over the North Carolina Courage in the 2017 NSWL championship and she was named NSWL championship MVP.
Lindsey was declared the Player of the Month for July 2018. She scored three goals in July and helped the Thorns to a 3-0-0 record for the month. She was chosen among the 2018 NSWL Best XI, and on September 21, 2018, she was named the 2018 NWSL Most Valuable Player.
In 2020, she had a key role in letting the Thorns win the Fall Series, and the associated community shield, and in 2021, Lindsey won the NWSL Challenge Cup, the Women’s International Champions Cup, and the NWSL Shield.
Lindsey Horan International Career
Lindsey Horan helped the United States women’s national under-20 soccer team win the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship in March by scoring four goals, including a hat trick against Guatemala in the group stage.
She didn’t play in the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup because of a knee injury that required surgery.
In February 2013, she took part in the 2013 Algarve Cup. She gained her first cap for the senior team during a group stage match against China at the Algarve on March 8, 2013. Lindsey became part of the senior roster near the end of 2015. She scored her first goal in the ‘Woman of the Match performance against Trinidad and Tobago in December 2015. Horan is part of the roster for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship and she was the one to start the opening group stage match against Costa Rica in central midfield.
She played in the central midfield position after her return to the national team in 2016.
Horan scored her first World Cup goal in the opening game against Thailand on 11 June. On January 31, 2020, she scored a hat-trick against Panama in the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship in addition to assisting goals scored by Lynn Williams and Tobin Heath.
She played her 100th match for the USWNT, and also scored a goal in a 6–1 win over New Zealand in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Lindsey Horan’s Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be 0.5 million Dollar