"Going out as the same goofy yet determined kid who came in, but forever changed. Thank you to the teammates, coaches, staffers, and fans who became my family. Currently taking applications to join a
rec league near you. So, for one last time as a pro."
-- Christina Gibbons
, who announced her retirement from women's pro soccer at the age of 24 after two seasons in the
NWSL, the first with FC Kansas City, which folded after the 2017 season, and the second with troubled Sky Blue FC. Gibbons had been called into the women's national team camp on the eve of her pro