Sydney Leroux is a known American professional female soccer player who is also an Olympic gold medal winner. She is one of the best female soccer player in the USA ever.
She was born as Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer on May 7, 1990, in Surrey in British Columbia, in Canada. Her mother Sandi Leroux is a Canadian citizen and her father Ray is American. Ray Chadwick was a baseball player, and a lot of the family members were also baseball players.
As a very little kid, she was inducted into a baseball league, Whalley Little League in this case, and she played baseball until 2004.
Her parents weren’t married, and they have been separated since her mother was still pregnant with Sydney. Sydney never developed any relationship with her father.
She was a student at Johnston Heights Secondary School where she started playing soccer and soon became the leader of the team. She was also an athlete and won several athlete championships.
From 2003-2005 she was one of the top scorers in the team, and the team even won in 2003. National Championship U-14. In 2005 she was one of the major players when her team won a bronze medal in U-16 tournament.
She started playing for Vancouver Whitecaps when she was 15, and she is the youngest player received in the team ever.
She was a member of British Columbia Soccer Team which won on Canada games in 2005, which was considered a huge success.
She relocated to the United States because she wanted to play for their women’s national team. She started attending Horizon High School in Scottsdale in Arizona, but she moved from one host family to another because her mother stayed in Canada.
She was a big help to Sereno Soccer Club for their winning state titles in 2007.
She enrolled the UCLA college and played soccer for their team (2008-2011). It was a great period for her, where she showed her enormous talent.
She was so good and scored so many goals that she was invited to All-Freshman Team in Pac-10. She became one of the most valuable players in the team.
During her collegiate career, she scored four hat tricks and is ranked on the 4th place in UCLA’s record history.
After college, she returned to the Vancouver Whitecaps and helped them advance in the 2011 season. She was named “Rookie of the Year” in the same season.
In 2012 WPS Draft, she was picked as the first pick for Atlanta Beat, the top American female football team.
She joined the U.S. National Team in 2012 and started preparing for 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2013, she was allocated to Boston Breakers for National Women’s Soccer League.
She was traded to Seattle Reign in 2014, and in 2015 she became a member of Western New York Flash team. She didn’t play a lot for the team since she injured her ankle.
In 2016 she was traded to Kansas City but didn’t play for them until 2017, due to her pregnancy.
Leroux has two citizenships: Canada and USA.
“Syd the Kid” was her nickname by whom she was known.
She is a great fan of dogs and has a chihuahua called: “Boss Leroux.”
She was dating Dom Dwyer since 2014 and married him in 2015. Dom is also a football player, who received the U.S. green card in 2012 and became the US citizen in 2017.
Sydney gave birth to her son Cassius Cruz Dwyer in September 2016.
She earns an f money from endorsements: Nike, Nestle, and Beats by Dre are her biggest sponsors.
She was on a lot of magazine covers such as “The Body Issue” of ESPN.
She was amongst the first women included in FIFA 16 Video games. She was very proud of that since gaming is mostly all-men world.
She received the key to the city of New York after her team won the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
In 2015 her team was awarded honors by President Barack Obama. Sydney is his great fan, so she was very happy to meet him in person.
Full name: Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer
Date of birth: May 7, 1990
Birthplace: Surrey in British Columbia, Canada
Profession: football player
Height: 1, 70 m
Weight: 66 kgs
Net Worth: $3 million