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USWNT legend O’Reilly to retire after NWSL season

Thailand vs United States

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 15: Heather O’Reilly #9 of the US Women’s National Team celebrates after scoring a goal against Thailand on September 15, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The United States defeated Thailand 9-0. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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HAO is calling it a career.

Heather O’Reilly, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and 2015 Women’s World Cup winner, announced Friday that she’ll be hanging up her boots at the end of the 2019 NWSL season.

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O’Reilly has won the WPS with Sky Blue FC, FA Cup with Arsenal, and NWSL titles with both North Carolina Courage and FC Kansas City.

She accumulated a wild 231 caps in a decade-and-a-half with the USWNT, scoring 42 goals.

Only seven USWNT players have been capped more times than O’Reilly.

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