France calls up American Daphne Corboz for women's friendly

American Daphne Corboz, who is playing in France on loan to Fleury from the NWSL's Sky Blue FC, has been called up for the French women's national team's friendly against Italy on Saturday in Marseille.

French coach Corinne Diacre brought Corboz in after Montpellier midfielder Sandie Toletti dropped out with an ankle injury.

Corboz was born in Alabama and raised in New Jersey but qualifies to play for France because her parents, Michel and Christine Corboz, were born and raised in France.

The 24-year-old Corboz played her first season in the NWSL in 2017 with Sky Blue after starting her pro career at Manchester City in 2015-16. Corboz, who deferred plans to attend medical school, was a three-time All-America at Georgetown, where she set the school record with 47 goals. She played for the U.S. U-23s in 2014 and 2015.

Corboz's brother, Mael, played at Maryland and is now at German second division club Duisburg. Her sister, Rachel, followed her to Georgetown, where she was also a three-time All-American, finishing up her career in 2017.

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