U.S. women's captain Lilly expecting first child

January 7, 2008


CHICAGO -- Kristine Lilly, captain of the U.S. women's national team for the past three years, is expecting her first child and will miss the Olympics.

Lilly, who has been part of all eight U.S. Women's World Cup and Olympics teams, said she will not play any international soccer in 2008. In April, the team will try to qualify for the Beijing games.

The 36-year-old Lilly holds the world record for caps and has scored 129 career international goals, second ...

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