- Date of Birth:
- June 24, 1975
- 5' 6"
- Fort Lauderdale
Christie Rampone (born Christie Patricia Pearce on June 24, 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is an American professional soccer player. Though born in Florida, Christie grew up in New Jersey, where she became a four-sport high school athlete in soccer, basketball, track and field hockey. She attended Monmouth University and continued her multi-sport career. She was a two-time Northeast Conference Soccer Player of the Year and finished her college soccer career with 79 goals in 80 games. After graduating, she played for the New Jersey professional soccer teams The Splash and Lady Stallions in 1997 and 1998. In 2001, she joined the WUSA’s New York Power team. Though the WUSA closed in 2003, Christie was recruited as the captain of New Jersey’s Sky Blue FC for the Women’s Professional Soccer league. Christie has represented the United States at five different FIFA Women’s World Cups, and at four different Olympic Games. Christie has been part of the Soccer team that won the Silver medal in 2000 and Gold in 2004, 2008 and 2012. She finally won the Women’s World Cup in 2015, helping lead the US Women to their first World Cup championship since 1999.
Best Known For:
Christie Rampone is best known as an American professional soccer player, having won three Olympic gold medals.
Christie married Chris Rampone on November 9, 2001. They have two daughters – Rylie and Reece. In 2011, Christie revealed that she was battling Lyme Disease.