Fox Sports has released its flagship promo for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup — with Long Island native Crystal Dunn front and center.
The Rockville Center football legend stars alongside teammates Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle, Naomi Gilma and more in the 90-second clip.
In the ad, fans of teams from around the globe try and fail to defeat the U.S. women’s national team. Dunn breaks out the simulation in her cameo, while LaVell pulls out a drone, and Rapinoe gets away with a time-travel scheme, in other words, that tries to encourage underage Rapinoe to play tennis instead of kicking football.
Fox is expected to release a solo promo featuring Dunn soon. The veteran guard is one of 24 players on the US team. The squad for the World Cup kicks off on July 20 in New Zealand and Australia.
Dunn was a three-time New York state champion at Southside High School and is remembered for scoring four goals in the first 20 minutes of the 2009 state championship game.she from offense to defense In 2019, he helped lead Team USA to its second consecutive World Cup title.
Crystal Dunn is a winner at every level
She played seven seasons in the Women’s National Soccer League, including her final two seasons in Portland. In 2015, she scored a league-leading 15 goals and won the league’s Most Valuable Player award.
last fall, after giving gave birth to her first child Marcel In May, she returned to the court in time to help out Lead Portland to NWSL championshipShe also played part of two seasons for Chelsea in the Women’s Super League I in 2017 and 2018, helping the club reach the quarter-finals of the UEFA Women’s Champions League.
At North Carolina, she helped the Tar Heels win the 2012 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship and won the Herman Trophy, awarded to the top college football player in the country.
The ninth FIFA Women’s World Cup will be held in 10 stadiums across Australia and New Zealand from 20 July to 20 August. The U.S. will play in Group E with the Netherlands, Vietnam and an as-yet-undetermined team.
Above: Crystal Dunn (Source: youtube still)