Mallory Pugh becomes youngest American to score in Olympic soccer
Mallory Pugh became the youngest American soccer player to score in the Olympic Games.In 60th minutes vs Columbia Mallory Pugh score first goal from American side.Last week Mallory becomes second youngest US women’s soccer player to compete in Olympics at the age of 18 years ,3 months and 5 days.Only Cindy Parlov was younger than Mallory.Cindy Parlov played his first soccer match at the age of 18 years,2 months ,13 days in Atlanta Olympics.
Mallory made senior debut and scored inher first match in 25th minutes of match.She became the sixth youngest player in US soccer history to score a goal .Mallory has played 14 matches from US side out of 15.In 10 matches she was starter .
US women’s soccer legend Mia Hamm praised Mallory in these words”Speed kills but tecknical speed absolutely annihilates defender.Mallory Pugh is for real.
After Rio Olympics Mallory will captain the U.S Squad at the U-20 Women World Cup in Papua New Guinea in November.She can also play 2018 U-20 World Cup in France.