Lillie Jean is wearing tight jeans, and she’s about to take on the world at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Canadian international is a huge fan of the U-17 and U-20 women’s national teams.
So when she heard that the U15 team would be competing in the upcoming U.N. Women’s World Cup, she was excited to get a look.
“It’s definitely a dream come true for us, and for the whole country.
I just think it’s such a great opportunity for us,” she said.
Jean, who is from Victoria, B.C., is a two-time FIFA U-19 player of the year and a two time Olympic gold medalist in women’s field hockey.
She has been named Canada’s Player of the Year for the last two years, earning her a spot on the U20 World Cup team.
Her goal for the U17 and the U18 World Cups is to become the first Canadian woman to qualify for a FIFA World Cup.
“I think I’m pretty well placed,” she told Recode from Vancouver.
“We’ve had some really good performances and really strong performances on the World Cup stage.
I feel very confident that I can make it into the World Cups.”
Jean has been training with the U23 women’s team in the United States, and it was there that she noticed some similarities between her and her Canadian teammates.
“When I saw that the two teams were the same, I just knew I had to get in,” she added.
“The girls are so competitive, so I’m hoping to get into the U14 World Cup.”
“It makes you feel really good when you’re in a position to help your country.”
Jane, who said she started playing in the U12s when she was 15, has been a fan of soccer since her early teens.
It’s a sport that’s been growing in popularity and popularity for the country.
The United States women’s women’s U-14 team won a gold medal at the 2015 World Cup and is ranked No. 1 in the world behind Canada and the United Kingdom.
It currently has three players in the World Club Championship, including the U13s standout in striker Lauren Holiday, who also trains with the team.
“That’s why I’m so excited about getting to Rio,” she says.
“It’s such an amazing tournament for women, and I can’t wait to be there.”
It was also a long road to get to Rio, but she’s not worried.
“Obviously I’m a huge U.K. fan and a huge Canadian supporter, so it’s been really cool to have a chance to get that experience and get to Brazil,” she adds.
“I’m excited for the games, and just to be around the U16s, U17s and U18s and just really be on the field with the best players on the planet.”
We’re really going for the gold medal and hopefully I can help the U21s get to the World Championships.