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Who is... Eugenie Le Sommer

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Eugenie Le Sommer is a crafty attacking midfielder for France. She has more than 100 international caps for her country and has developed into one of the leaders of the French national team. At the 2015 Women’s World Cup, she recorded three goals and two assists to lead the team in both categories. 

Soccer beginnings

Le Sommer grew up in a soccer family. Her mother, father and siblings all played soccer. 

Major competitions/medals

2012 Olympics, bronze

Breakout moment

Le Sommer made her senior team debut in 2009 and was then selected to France’s roster for the European Championships that year. She played in all four matches of the tournament for France.

Olympic experience

Le Sommer is appearing in her second Olympics. She scored one goal at the London Games. 

Off the field 

As a child, Le Sommer trained in judo. She got involved with soccer as a result of her family’s experience with the game. At most of her big tournaments, Le Sommer has a personal fan club in the stands, made up  of 11 family members and close friends.

Social media

Facebook: Eugenie Le Sommer 

Twitter: @ELS_9_FRANCE

Instagram: @els_9_france

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