Words matter. These are the best Lindsey Horan Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Any player can make their situation good for them.
If I went to UNC, I’m sure I would find a way to make myself better, make things harder, challenge myself. It’s what the player puts into it.
Hopefully it grows, hopefully we get more teams, and more people buy into us and realize how important it is for the women’s game – and that our NWSL gets better and better so we can get better for our national team.
It’s always physical in the NWSL – that’s why this is such a demanding league and we know that.
Playing three games in seven or eight days is very tough.
You see it for the men’s World Cup, fans traveling everywhere to come support their teams.
I had a lot of tough times.
I just kick the ball against the cement wall and work on my touches and juggling.
The first few touches of the game, that’s kind of like setting the precedent for me.
I know it’s kind of cliche to say Messi is your hero, but it was special for me because I was training with our boys’ team a lot in order to push myself. I was really inspired by the way Messi could still control a game despite being the smallest person on the pitch.
Putting me into training sessions playing against players that were 10 years older, that were way more experienced and, honestly, way better, it was a big shock for me.
One of the coolest things is going to another country and learning their culture and learning how to be a grownup.
I miss a lot about Paris. After three and a half years, you get a little sick of it, and you just want to be home. But there are little things, sights. Like seeing the Eiffel Tower every day, that’s kind of cool.
Everyone knows who Abby Wambach is.
I know I am good in the air and good around the box.
I was a No. 9 for so long and that’s what I knew. And I think, me as an attacking midfielder, or any kind of midfielder, I should be in and around the box and have that mindset that I’m going to score and help my team as much as possible.
My whole life, my strength was my technical ability and my vision and being able to see certain things on the field.
I think I’m at my best when I’m on the ball, I’m feeling the game, I feel free, and I’m setting the tone for the game.
I was thrown into a position where I had to learn a new language, become professional and not be just that child anymore coming into a team. I was able to learn from players that were so experienced at such a high level. You can’t get that anywhere else. Nothing against college, but you can’t get that in college.
Watching football is such an underrated thing to help you grow as a player.
It would be cool to win a World Cup, and I think it would be good for my career as well.
On the field, I got to play with some of the best players in the world, from Germany, Sweden, France – I can name five more countries.
I’d dreamt of playing professionally since I was 15, that’s the route I took.
My mentality is to get in and around the box as much as I possibly can and be more impactful in those areas where I think I can make a difference.
I always want to be grateful for what I have.
I don’t really like school. It’s really not my thing. I was barely there when I was in high school because I traveled so much. When I put effort into it, I can deal with it. But soccer was my main priority. That can sound bad, but it was.
Covid time was not a fun time, I’ll say that much. There was probably a week and a half there that was pretty miserable. And obviously I wouldn’t want anyone to have to go through that.
Coming from my past experiences, I’ve been the player who used to worry all the time, and I’d get so nervous and frantic when I was young.
I had low points. I think any athlete has those.
Socially, I’m fine, and academically, I’m doing OK too.
I think I generally go to Paris more when I have people come and visit.
I never want to be content with where I’m at.
It’s hard to wrap your mind around what the Challenge Cup was and I think once we did that it was incredible and I think everyone was bought in.
You find your path and do whatever’s best for you.
I think every single day, I can be doing more or learning something new.
I love playing for the Thorns.
Whether we’re up 2-0 early in the second half, or we’re up 1-0 with 10 minutes left in the game, my mind-set is the same when I come in the game. It’s to help keep that lead, whatever way I can.
Everything started with my mom. When I was five, she asked me if I wanted to sign up for soccer, but I had some pretty wild contract demands. ‘I’ll only play if you’re my coach.’ So my mom went to the library and brought home a bunch of books on how to coach soccer, and that was it. She was my first manager.
It took me a year to make the decision to go pro and skip college and give up that.
Your dreams are your dreams. Sometimes they don’t make sense to other people.