Angel City FC has obtained ahead Sydney Leroux from the Orlando Pleasure, encouraging offset the decline of forward Christen Push.
Orlando will get Angel City’s natural to start with-spherical select in 2024, $75,000 in allocation cash and an additional $10,000 in allocation revenue in 2022 and $10,000 in 2023 if Leroux meets general performance-based mostly conditions.
The UCLA alum was the Pride’s top purpose scorer in 2018 and 2021. She has scored 14 goals across 46 appearances with the Satisfaction relationship back to 2018. Leroux, 32, has two youngsters, Cassius and Roux. She took substantially of 2019 off although pregnant with her daughter.
Leroux, regarded for her toughness, will insert a strong objective-scoring risk to the lineup following Push suffered a year-ending torn ACL.
“We are delighted to welcome Sydney Leroux to Angel Town,” Angel Metropolis sporting director Eniola Aluko reported in a information release. “Sydney has beneficial practical experience as an NWSL player that will be a fantastic asset to the workforce. Sydney’s goal-scoring means, her tenacity, and her passion on the field will be enjoyable for our followers to check out. We are also delighted to include another mother of two wonderful kids to our team and corporation.”
Leroux was a member of the U.S. women’s nationwide workforce from 2011–2017, scoring 35 international objectives. She was showcased on the 2012 London Olympics squad that won a gold medal and the 2015 squad that received the Women’s Globe Cup.
“I am so psyched to be a part of Angel Town and every thing staying crafted with this club,” Leroux reported. “The environment I felt taking part in at the Banc [of California Stadium] on Mother’s Working day was unbelievable. It genuinely feels like I’m coming residence, concerning likely to UCLA and dwelling in L.A.”