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Carson Pickett becomes the first player with a limb difference to play for USWNT -EnglishHindiBlogs-SportsNews

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The 28-year-old, who was born without part of her left arm, has played for the North Carolina Courageous National Football League (NWSL) team since February 2021 when she was traded from Orlando Pride.

Beckett became an integral part of her club; She was selected in the 2021 NWSL First-Team starting XI and was a finalist for the 2021 Defender of the Year. This form was rewarded with a call-up to the national team.

“Carson did very well in training for us last week and with managing the minutes we had for Emily Fox, we felt that Carson would be a good substitute, and I am delighted that she was able to put in a good performance for the 90 minutes,” said USA coach Vlatko Andonovsky, according to for ESPN.

The United States defense allowed Colombia only six shots – two of which were on target – and pressed cafeteria He scored in the 22nd minute.

Kelly O’Hara’s 77th minute goal, shortly after play was delayed due to a lightning strike near the field, sealed the United States’ victory in their last game before the start of the World Cup qualifiers.

As part of the USWNT, Beckett hopes to use her platform to advocate for differences of opinion and awareness of her loss.

“While I know I’m confident and comfortable showing my arm, I know there are a lot of people in the world who aren’t,” wrote on Instagram
In April, Limb Loss Awareness and Limb Bands Awareness Month.

“Feeling different and worrying about not being fit is something I’ve been through. I wear shirts in the killer summer heat to hide my arms…I hope to encourage anyone with a difference in limbs not to be ashamed of who they are.”



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