Leslie Osborne

Retired

Midfielder / Chicago Red Stars, Boston Breakers, USWNT

Bio

Bio

Leslie Osborne is a retired, professional soccer player from Wisconsin, USA. Osborne attended Santa Clara University and in 2001 helped them win an NCAA Division 1 championship. She was drafted to the Chicago Cobras in 2001 and played for an array of NWSL teams before finishing her career with the Chicago Red Stars. Leslie also competed with the US Women’s National team from 2004 to 2008.

 

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born

Born

May 27, 1983 (age 34)
height

Height

22665 ft 3 in (690837 cm)
teams

Teams

Chicago Red Stars, Boston Breakers, USWNT
position

Position

Midfielder
misc

Status

Retired

What Does Leslie Think of The Wage Gap Among Professional Athletes?

There has always been a gap between male and female athletes in terms of popularity, sponsorships, and pay. "Unless you're a Venus Williams or other icon," there is a big difference in p

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Who Does Professional Soccer Player Leslie Osborne Look Up To?

Retired pro soccer player Julie Foudy was a midfielder for the US women's national soccer team from 1987 to 2004. This soccer icon inspired many young soccer players, especially female,

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Leslie Osborne's Professional Soccer Gear

Like A Pro travelled to Santa Clara, California to catch-up with Leslie Osborne and talk with her about her professional soccer career and some of the gear she wears on the field. For Leslie, this

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Leslie Osborne's Soccer Tips: Training Both Feet

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Leslie Osborne's Life After Soccer

In March 2014, women's professional soccer player Leslie Osborne announced her retirement from the sport. Since then, staying in shape and training has been much different than when she

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Former USWNT Player Leslie Osborne Talks About the Creation of Sweat Cosmetics

Most female athletes run into the problem of wanting to protect their skin while they sweat. In 2010, former professional women's soccer player Leslie Osborne teamed up with Taryn Hemmin

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Leslie Osborne Working at Fox Television

After her retirement from professional soccer, Leslie Osborne went on to be an analyst for FOX Television. In this video, Leslie talks about the importance of meeting athletes from multi

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Leslie Osborne's Decision to Play Soccer

Professional soccer player Leslie Osborne’s soccer origins are credited with following her sister’s footsteps. During Osborne’s early athletic career, she played a variety of sports unti

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Around the World with Pro Soccer Player Leslie Osborne: Travel Tips

Leslie Osborne grew up in Brookfield, Wisconsin, a small community of friendly people and midwestern values. She loved the place and people she grew up with, but admits it was more like

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Former USWNT Athletes founded Sweat Cosmetics Now Available On Sephora

In response to the debut of Sweat Cosmetics on Sephora, Sweat Cosmtics CEO Courtney Jones had this to share. “We are thrilled that Sephora has taken interest in our brand and believes their

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Get To Know: Boston Breakers Midfielder Leslie Osborne

Bleacher Report By Alondra Hernandez Leslie Osborne was born in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Growing up, she played many sports, but at the age of 10, she was forced to pick one sport to

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Leslie Osborne Helps Educate About HIV/AIDS with Grassroots Soccer in Africa

Leslie Osborne makes a habit of giving back to her community in any way she can, especially when it comes to kids. An organization Osborne is passionate about is Grassroots Soccer in Africa. This n

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Midfielder Leslie Osborne Retires From Professional Soccer

Chicago Red Stars CHICAGO – Chicago Red Stars midfielder and former U.S. Women’s National Team player Leslie Osborne has announced her retirement from professional soccer. (

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What Like A Pro Means to Former USWNT Member, Leslie Osborne

In our interview with former USWNT soccer player, Leslie OsBorne, it was clear she understands how unique of an opportunity being a part of Like A Pro is. "I think Like A Pro is such a cool concept

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Leslie Osborne's Switch from Number 10 to Number 12

Former pro soccer player Leslie Osborne has two jersey numbers that have literally had her back for her entire career, number 10 and 12. In her college years, she played with the number

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Trash Talking on the Field

Soccer players have a habit of being trash talkers on the field. While Leslie Osborne isn't one of those players, she knows plenty on her team that would intimidate anyone. Natasha Kai is a player

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Why Does Leslie Osborne Compete?

Competition was engrained in former pro soccer player Leslie Osborne at a young age. "I was just born that way," Leslie said. She grew up with her older sister and always felt a competit

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Leslie Osborne Says "I Do"

A big part of Leslie Osborne's retirement was her recent marriage to fellow soccer player Ricky Lewis. The two had met years before they actually dated at the age of 17 at a US Nationals Team Camp

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Get A Tweet Personalized From Leslie Osborne

For a limited time, Leslie Osborne is offering to do a custom Birthday/Congrats/etc tweet to the Twitter handle of your choice. Surprise your spouse or kids on their birthday, or congratulate them

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