For that moment, and for several other moments she strung together, she was named the 2008 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
Now, Lloyd and her American compatriots are ready to take on the world again at the 2012 London Olympics.
But before Carli made the trip across the pond, she spent some time with Bleacher Report to show off her soccer trick-shot skills.
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