Christen Press Biography
An American forward player, Christen Press currently plays for the United States and "Chicago Red Stars." She was born on December 29, 1988, to her father, Cody, and mother, Stacy Press and grew up with her sibling, Tyler, and Channing in the South Bay city of Palos Verdes. At the age of five, Press started playing football and then enrolled at Chadwick School. She then attended the Stanford University where she was a member of the college team that won "Pac-10 Conference Champions."
Christen Press started her football career joining Slammers FC. She then played for the youth team of "Chadwick Dolphins." She is the captain of the team that won "Southern Section Division Iv." She later honored with NSCAA High School All-American and named Parade Magazine All-American. She has scored 128 goals before ending her high school career.
Press also honored with Golden Boot for most goaler when she was in Slammers FC. She played for "Standford Cardinal" for three years where she scored 71 goals in 98 matches. During her career in Cardinal, she broke her school records.
Following various youth teams, Press made her professional debut with the "Pali Blues." After playing for a year, she joined the MagicJack. For the club, she has scored 8 goals in 19 appearances. Moreover, she has scored 17 goals in 21 appearances for Kopparbergs/Goteborg FC. Along with her team, she has been honored with Swedish Cup.
Press then signed to "Tyreso FF" and scored her first goal against Vittsjo GIK. After a year, she left the club by making 26 appearances scoring 25 goals. She then transferred to "Chicago Red Stars" in 2014. So far, Press has scored 36 goals in 68 games.
As a successful football star, Press has been awarded NWSL Player of the Week and month, NWSL First XI, NWSL First XI, Damallsvenskan Golden Boot Award, WPS Rookie of the Year, Soccer America Player of the Year Award, Hermann Trophy and Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year, etc.
Press has represented her national team in United States U-20 and U-23. For the U-23 team, she has scored 4 goals in 6 appearances. Since 2013, Press is the member of the United States team.
Till the date, Press has won 68 caps and scored 44 international goals. Her first international match and the first goal came in the World Cup against Australia and led the team won Women’s World Cup. After winning the World Cup, she has been honored by former president Barak Obama along with her teammates at the White House.
Moreover, Press has also attended the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. In her international career, Press was awarded CONCACAF Women’s Qualifying Tournament, Algarve Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup, and She Believe Cup, etc.
On the other hand, Press featured in an American animated sitcom, “The Simpsons," and a short movie, "An Equal Playing Field." She has featured in numerous magazines like Self, Darling Magazine, and Shape as well as Glamour.
Moving towards her personal life, Press often shared the snaps with her sister and mom on Instagram. Press and Tobin Heath, an American soccer player, are the best friends. Her star sign is Capricorn. There are rumors that she was in a relationship, with her ex-boyfriend, Nima Majd but there aren’t exact information about their love affair. At the age of 29, Press is unmarried.
She is famous on social networking site where we can see her images with renowned personality including Neymar Jr.
Press receives around $399,000 bonus, as the member of the 23-women U.S. World Cup. She earns about $36,000 as a yearly salary from her current club and has a net worth of $1.4 million. Moreover, She appeared in the EA Sports’ FIFA Video game series in FIFA 16 along with her teammates.
As a famous football star, Press appeared in many advertisements and promotional piece for “Nike,” Coppertone, Wheaties. She was a brand ambassador for nutritional product manufacturer Genesis Today.
Recently, Hydrive Energy LLC Drink company revealed that Press has signed as a brand ambassador for the company 2018.Edit
Born in Los Angeles, California
Christen Press is an American forward footballer, who currently plays for the "United States national team" and "Chicago Red Stars." She was born on December 29, 1988, to her father, Cody, and mother, Stacy Press and grew up with her siblings, Tyler and Channing.Edit
joined the Chadwick Dolphins
Christen Press began her football career joining youth team of Slammers FC. She then played for a youth team of Chadwick Dolphins for three years through which she receives a positive review from the audiences.Edit
joined the Pali Blues
Christen Press joined the "Pali Blues" in 2009 as a forward. Before ending her career, she has scored 4 goals in 10 appearances. She then joined the MagicJack in 2011, where she scored 8 goals in 19 matches.Edit
Honored with Hermann Trophy
Christen Press achieved a huge success through her career in a short duration. She is one of the expensive players in the United State. Press has been honored with Hermann Trophy (2010), NWSL Second XI (2014), and Soccer American Player of the Year Award (2010) etc.Edit
Current Net Worth
Press earns around $36,000 as annual salary from her current club and has a net worth of $1.4 million. She also receives a reasonable source of income from her product endorestment, Nike.Edit