Trinity Rodman, daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, was selected as the No. 2 pick of the National Women’s Football League draft by the Washington Spirit on Wednesday.
Rodman, 18, is a star on the US youth football team. She helped the United States win the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s Under 20 title, scoring nine goals in the tournament, including two in the finals. She was scheduled to play at a college in Washington State. But this season was moved to spring due to the epidemic.
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She decided to jumpstart her professional career.
Rodman said when drafted in the military that she wanted to carve her legacy and be known as someone other than that. “Dennis Rodman̵7;s Daughter”
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“[Being a professional] It’s my dream forever, so this is not true to me. She said through Goal.com. “One of the things I’m most excited about is learning from it. [At] At professional level, you’ll learn more than you actually do well, but I’m excited to learn.
“To my dad, I am very grateful. He’s obviously an amazing athlete and I got those genes from him. But I’m excited to get to know Trinity Rodman, not just Dennis Rodman’s daughter, so I’m excited to get poo. My own path and getting better throughout this journey. “
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The Spirit is 9-8-7 in 2019 and 2-1-1 in the Challenge Cup.