“I don’t judge the players by their age. They are either good, perform well and can help us win, or they can’t."
-- U.S. national team coach Vlatko Andonovski
on the 18-player squad he selected for the Olympic women's soccer competition, citing Megan Rapinoe
, the team leader in goals in 2021, and Carli Lloyd
, who has the most assists. The average age of the U.S. players at the Olympics will be 30.8. Lloyd and Rapinoe will turn 39 and 36, respectively, in July. The age of the other forwards will be 33, 32 and 32. (USA Today