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Brandi Chastain: Soccer Lessons Like A Pro

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Brandi Chastain stops by Good Day LA to teach our team how to play soccer like a champ. She has been on the soccer field in Torrance and Riverside for the 2014 AYSO National Games, and she partnered with Dole because they are the "official snack of the AYSO" and is helping parents and players get game day ready.

Fun facts about Brandi Chastain (Source: Wikipedia)

Brandi Denise Chastain is a professional American soccer defender and midfielder who plays for the team California Storm of Women's Premier Soccer League and is a former member of the United States women's national soccer team.

Chastain has played for San Jose CyberRays of the WUSA and FC Gold Pride of Women's Professional Soccer. She is best known for her game-winning penalty shootout kick against China in the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final and her celebration afterwards. Amongst her many achievements, Chastain has won two Women's World Cup championships, two Olympic gold medals, and an Olympic silver medal. She is married to her former college coach, Jerry Smith, who is still the women's soccer coach at Chastain's alma mater, Santa Clara University.

For more about the games, you can check out the AYSO website.

Follow Brandi Chastain on Twitter: @brandichastain

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