The GOAT Michelle Akers On Why She's Selling Her Memorabilia

The GOAT Michelle Akers On Why She's Selling Her Memorabilia

Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl - October 17, 2019 - 29:17

Grant interviews Michelle Akers, viewed by many as the greatest women's soccer player of all time, about her decision to sell her memorabilia at to fund her horse and animal welfare work, her farm relocation and family time. Akers explains what she has been doing on her Georgia farm rescuing horses in recent years, how she has responded to USWNT teammates who have expressed their skepticism on the memorabilia sale and what she hopes to do with horse rescue work after she moves back to the West Coast. Akers also expresses a desire to get into media work and explains why she feels she has been left out in the cold by U.S. Soccer.

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