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Manchester United Signs Olympic Gold Medalist And World Cup Winner

Manchester United has announced the signing of two times Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup winner Tobin Heath.

The US Women’s National Team winger joined United on a year contract which see her competing for Manchester United in the 2020-2021 season.

The 32-year-old has spent the past seven seasons with Portland Thorn in the National Women’s Soccer League.

The experienced international player has been capped by the USA national team 168 times. Her many honours with USA include two World Cups and two Olympic Gold medals.

Heath was also shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Ballon D’or.

Tobin Heath said on manutd.com: “Manchester United is an exceptional club and I’m thrilled to be joining them. I’m looking forward to the challenge of competing in England, playing with and against some of the best players in the world. I have big ambitions for this season and can’t wait to get on the pitch with my new team and start this next chapter.”

Casey Stoney said: “We are all excited to have Tobin join the club; she is an outstanding player who brings a wealth of experience to the squad. She is extremely skilful and possesses so much quality on the ball; her speed and intelligence in one vs one situations will be a real asset that will push the team forward this season, and I can’t wait to see her make her mark on the league.

“Tobin’s many accolades and trophies also show that she is a proven winner and I’m looking forward to seeing her have a real impact in the squad.”

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