For Sale 2012 Panini Americana Heroes & Legends Christie Rampone Elite Signature 30/179 graded by PSA 8 With a Population of only 3 ever graded, None Higher.
hristie Patricia Pearce (formerly Rampone; is an American professional soccer defender. She is the former captain of the United States women’s national soccer team. Pearce is a 3-time Olympic gold medalist, and also a 2-time world champion in FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Pearce 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 finished no lower than third place in each of the World Cup or Olympic tournaments in which she competed.
Pearce 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 was the oldest player to appear in a FIFA Women’s World Cup game (at age 40) until Formiga competed in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup at the age of 41. With 311 caps, Pearce is also the third-most capped player, male or female, in U.S. and world history, after Kristine Lilly and Carli Lloyd.
On June 9, 2021, it was announced that Pearce was to be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility.
Key Early Star card of one of the greats of the First and Later World Cup wins for Team USA.
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