Amy Rodriguez on returning to football after pregnancy

Amy Rodriguez on returning to football after pregnancy

A winner of the FIFA Women’s World CupTM, Amy Rodriguez is currently a forward for Utah Royals FC in the National Women’s Soccer League, for whom she sports the number 8. Amy discovered she was pregnant with her first child not long after winning her second Olympic gold medal at London 2012. Her second child was born in 2016. To mark today’s International Women’s Day, we asked Amy about the mental and physical challenges she faced when she resumed training and playing following her two pregnancies.

Men vs Women

Men vs Women

This month’s 11 in 11 talk features Dr Celeste Geertseema. Celeste is a Sport and Exercise Physician based at the Aspetar, Qatar Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic hospital in Qatar. She was the first female team doctor to attend a FIFA World Cup (in South Africa, 2010), is a FIFA Venue Medical Officer at the 2018 [...]