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Krieger, a Dumfries, Va., native, tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in her right knee during an Olympic qualifier against the Dominican Republic on Jan. 19 last year.
Ali Krieger always has had two dreams. She wanted to play in a World Cup, and she wanted to play in the Olympics.
The U.S. women's soccer team lost a valuable piece Saturday when defender Ali Krieger was diagnosed with torn knee ligaments, likely ruling her out for the London Olympics.
Ali Krieger might have a future as a tour guide after this.
The U.S. women's soccer team has been on a fairy-tale run through the World Cup, outlasting Brazil with penalty kicks in the quarterfinals before knocking off France 3-1 on Wednesday. Now, it's time to write the ending as the Americans face Japan in Sunday's final.
Ali Krieger didn't know anyone in Germany, didn't speak a word of the language.
It's nearly impossible to prepare for the aura of a World Cup game, but U.S. defender Ali Krieger has come close.
Ali Krieger of Dumfries was one of 21 players named Monday to the U.S. squad for this summer's Women's World Cup in Germany.
California forward Alex Morgan, whose late goal against China last week helped preserve the U.S. women's nearly six-year unbeaten streak at home, is the only college player on the roster for the World Cup qualifying tournament later this month.