US Women's National Team player Crystal Dunn has gained confidence as an outspoken player since their 2019 World Cup win. Looking ahead to the Olympics, she wants to make history.
Dunn is a co-founder of the Black Women's Players Collective, which supports Black players and was central to the NWSL and USWNT’s demonstrations for equality that began last summer and are ongoing. She is challenging fans and sponsors to think about why the “face” of the USWNT has always been a white player, even as the game grows more diverse. She is trying to help create space for other Black women in the game to take on larger roles, be they as coaches, general managers, even owners.
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