Brandi Chastain biography

Brandi Chastain

Midfielder, Olympic athlete

1968 –

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Who is Brandi Chastain?

Brandi Denise Chastain is a professional American soccer defender and midfielder who plays for the team California Storm of Women's Premier Soccer League and is a former member of the United States women's national soccer team.

Chastain has played for San Jose CyberRays of the WUSA and FC Gold Pride of Women's Professional Soccer. She is best known for her game-winning penalty shootout kick against China in the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final and her bra-baring celebration afterwards. Amongst her many achievements, Chastain has won two Women's World Cup championships, two Olympic gold medals, and an Olympic silver medal. She is married to her former college coach, Jerry Smtih, who is still the women's soccer coach at Chastain's alma mater, Santa Clara University.

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Born
Jul 21, 1968
San Jose
Also known as
  • Brandi Denise Chastain
  • Hollywood
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Santa Clara University
  • Archbishop Mitty High School
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lived in
  • San Jose

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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