Football – Dennis Rodman’s daughter shines with the ball

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Trinity was successful in sports, but she didn’t follow in her illustrious dad’s footsteps. She plays football and has just been selected for the first time with the United States.

Trinity Rodman (left) in the colors of her club team, the Washington Spirits.

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Trinity Rodman, the daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, received her first call-up to the reigning world champion United States soccer team for a training camp in late January, a announced the federation on Wednesday.

The 19-year-old striker, who plays for Washington Spirit, the defending American League champion club, will be the youngest selected among the 25 players present in Austin (Texas) from January 19 to 29.

No friendly match is planned as part of this gathering, which will above all allow coach Vlatko Andonovski to judge the performance of Rodman and a few other players who have never worn the national jersey before, with a view to the SheBelieves Cup. This annual competition is organized in February in the United States, where the Czech Republic, New Zealand and Iceland will also be involved.

Five-time NBA champion dad

“Without a game that we have to prepare for, we can do more intense training and opposition, which is great because we have to give this group as many chances as possible to play together in an environment like the team. national,” Andonovski explained.

Trinity Rodman is the daughter of Dennis, who was five-time NBA champion, in 1989 and 1990 with Detroit and from 1996 to 1998 with Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. From 1992 to 1998, he finished seven seasons in a row as the league’s top rebounder, a record unequaled in the North American league.

Known for his tattoos, his colored hair, his dissolute life of skinned alive, Rodman was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011.

(AFP)

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