Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer (born May 7, 1990) is a professional soccer player and Olympic gold medalist.
Who currently plays as a forward for Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).
After representing Canada at various youth levels, she chose to play for the United States women’s national under-20 soccer team starting in 2008 and later began playing for the U.S. senior national team in 2012.
Leroux has earned over 75 caps with the senior national team and was part of the Americans’ winning squads at the 2012 London Olympics and 2015 Women’s World Cup.
Leroux played collegiate soccer in NCAA Division I for UCLA Bruins women’s soccer and at the semi-professional level for the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Leroux has appeared in several advertisements and promotional pieces for Nike.
In December 2013, she and national teammate Alex Morgan were featured in Nike’s “Winning in a Winter Wonderland” commercial along with other professional athletes including Robinson Canó, Justin Tuck, and Julia Mancuso.
In June 2014, she signed an endorsement deal with Nestlé Nesquik.
The same month, she made a cameo appearance in a commercial for Beats by Dre in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
In June 2014, she became the first female endorser for the sports drink company BODYARMOR, joining fellow professional athletes Richard Sherman, Kevin Love, and James Harden.
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