WATCH: USWNT starlet Alyssa Thompson marks NWSL debut with STUNNING goal
- Thompson scores stunner
- Second-youngest to score in NWSL debut
- No. 1 overall draft pick starts career in style
WHAT HAPPENED? It took just 11 minutes for the NWSL's No. 1 overall draft pick to score, and she did so in style. Thompson smashed a long-range finish to give Angel City the lead against Gotham FC.
ALYSSA THOMPSON ARE YOU KIDDING? pic.twitter.com/wT0Tg0J6Pt— National Women’s Soccer League (@NWSL) March 27, 2023
THE BIGGER PICTURE: With the goal, Thompson is the second-youngest player to score on her NWSL debut at 18 years, 139 days old. Only Jaedyn Shaw has scored a debut goal at a younger age.
WHAT NEXT FOR ANGEL CITY? After their NWSL opener against Gotham FC, Angel City will travel to Orlando for their second match of the season as they face the Pride on April 2.