Tobin Heath, a standout of the United States women’s soccer team, has joined Arsenal.
Tobin Heath, a member of the United States Women’s National Team, moved from Manchester United to Arsenal on a free transfer on Friday, according to Arsenal.
In a press release, Arsenal coach Jonas Eidevall said, “Tobin’s record speaks for itself.” “She’s a tremendously talented player with a wealth of experience to contribute to our team.
“As we prepare to kick off the new season at Emirates Stadium on Sunday, it’s a great time for the club, and I’m glad we were able to secure Tobin’s signing.”
Heath, 33, has won two World Cups and has two Olympic gold medals. In 177 appearances for the US women’s team, she has 35 goals.
She also has two National Women’s Soccer League titles, two CONCACAF women’s crowns, and an Olympic bronze medal in her trophy case.
She was named the 2016 Female Athlete of the Year by US Soccer.
Heath was a member of the North Carolina basketball team from 2006 to 2009. She has also played for the Portland Thorns, Sky Blue FC, and Paris Saint-Germain. She joined Manchester United in 2020, but was limited to eight games due to a knee injury in April.
Arsenal kicks up its 2021 season against Chelsea in London on Sunday at 7:30 a.m. EDT. For the Gunners, Heath will wear No. 77.
At nokiamobilephonenews.co.uk, Nokia News provides an independent, constantly updated stream of breaking news from the United States and throughout the world.