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U.S. Women's Soccer Star Announces Retirement After World Cup Lo

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U.S. Women's Soccer Star Announces Retirement After World Cup Lo

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Following Sunday's World Cup elimination to Sweden, the 31-year-old defender told FOX Sports' Jenny Taft that it was 

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"probably" the last time she'd play for the USWNT. Ertz seemed to offer a more definitive future outlook when speaking to ESPN's Alexis Nunes. 

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"Unfortunately this is my last time in this crest," Ertz said. 

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Ertz was part of the last two World Cup winners and scored 20 goals and six assists in 122 career national games. 

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The 2019 U.S. Soccer Player of the Year returned to the pitch after giving birth last August, moving from midfield to center-back this summer.  

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She was a pivotal competent to a defense that allowed just one goal in four World Cup matches.  

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Despite their early exit in New Zealand, Ertz believes the USWNT is in bright hands.