Lindsey Horan

Lindsey Michelle Horan is a professional American soccer player. She plays for the Portland Thorns FC of the NWSL, National Women’s Soccer League, as a forward, attacking midfielder, and central midfielder. She is also a member of the United States national team. Lindsey Horan played soccer when she was five and has achieved many honors during her football career. Grown in the former gold rush mining town of Golden, she was nicknamed Golden girl.

Quick Bio

Full nameLindsey Michelle Horan
NicknameLindsey Horan, Golden Girl
Date of birth26 May, 1994
Place of birthLakewood, Colorado, United States
ResidenceGolden, Colorado, United States
Current age26 years old
Zodiac signGemini
Height5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight68 kg
ReligionNot known
Sexual OrientationStraight
FatherMark Horan
MotherLinda Horan
SiblingMichael Horan (older brother)
Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendUnder review
ProfessionAssociation football player
Past teamsColorado Rush, Paris Saint-Germain
Current teamPortland Thorns FC
Playing positionForward, attacking midfielder, central midfielder
Jersey number10
Net worth$2 million
Instagram username@lindseyhoran10
Official Facebook page@LindseyHoranOfficial

Physical Appearances

Lindsey Horan stands 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs 68 kg. She has long, straight blonde hair with green eyes. Horan has an athletic body type, and she is of American descent. She appears to be tall and has a stunning body measurement. Radiant face, toned skin, spotted patch on her neck, and dimpled smile are some of her distinctive features.

Personal Life

The famous soccer player, Lindsey Horan, was born on May 26, 1994, in Lakewood, Colorado, United States. She was born to her father Mark Horan and her mother, Linda Horan. Lindsey grew up with her older brother, Michael Horan, in Golden, Colorado.

Early Life

Lindsey Horan has been playing football since a young age. She has received many honors and has achieved her goals in her junior and senior years. Horan studied at Golden High school, and later she attended the University of North Carolina.

She didn’t play soccer for the school, but she played club soccer with the Colorado Rush. When Lindsey was 15 years old, she started playing for the Colorado Edge and was one of the youngest players on the United States U-17 women’s national team. She appeared in nine games and scored 12 goals. Though she didn’t play high school soccer, she was named on the Parade Magazine High School All-American team. Horan had the scholarship to play for North Carolina, but she dropped her college career and signed with Paris Saint-Germain FC, a French club.

Club Career

Lindsey Horan started her club career in the year 2012. She has played for soccer clubs such as Colorado Rush and Paris Saint- Germain. She is currently playing for the club Portland Thorns FC as a forward, attacking midfielder, and central midfielder. Horan began playing for clubs while she got the scholarship at the University of North Carolina.

Colorado Rush

During the 2012 season, Lindsey Horan played for the Colorado Rush in W-League. She appeared in three games and scored two goals by taking 19 shots.

Lindsey Horan

Paris Saint-Germain FC, 2012 – 2016

Lindsey Horan signed a deal to play with a French club, Paris Saint-Germain FC, in July 2012. She played her final match on December 5, 2015, with a 5-0 win over FCF Juvisy. Horan appeared in 58 games and scored 46 goals for the club. On January 4, 2016, the club announced that Horan’s contract had been terminated to allow her to return to the United States.

Portland Thorns FC, 2016 – present

On January 13, 2016, Lindsey Horan signed a contract with the Portland Thorns FC of the National Women’s Soccer League, NWSL. She played as a central midfielder for the club. In the 2017 NWSL Championship, she scored only one goal in the match against North Carolina Courage, and the Portland Thorns won the game with a win of 1-0. She was named NWSL Championship MVP and Player of the Month for July 2018. Horan was also named 2018 NWSL Best XI and 2018 NWSL Most Valuable Player.

Senior career statistics

YearsTeamGame playGoals
2012Colorado Rush32
2012-2016Paris Saint-Germain5846
2016-Portland Thorns8828

Club score detail

Club Season League Cup[a] Continental[b] Total Ref.
Division Regular Season Play-offs
Gameplay Goals Gameplay Goals Gameplay Goals Gameplay Goals Gameplay Goals
Colorado Rush 2012 USL W -League 3 2 3 2 [9]
Total 3 2 0 0 3 2
Paris Saint-Germain
2012–13 Division 1 Féminine 20 17 5 3 25 20 [18]
2013–14 18 14 3 2 2 0 23 16
2014–15 11 9 0 0 4 1 15 10
2015–16 9 6 0 0 4 2 13 8
Total 58 46 8 5 10 3 76 54
Portland Thorns FC 2016 National Women’s Soccer League


15 5 1 1 16 6 [19]
2017 24 4 2 1 26 5 [20]
2018 22 13 2 1 24 14 [21]
2019 13 1 1 0 14 1 [22]
2020 — [c] 8 2 8 2
Total 74 23 6 3 8 2 88 28
Career total 135 71 6 3 16 7 10 3 167 84

International Career

Lindsey Horan has not only been active in the national game, but she has also been playing international matches in the football industry. She has played matches against many countries all over the world.

Horan played for the United States U-17 football team, and she was the leading scorer at the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship. She scored four goals and helped the U-20 national team to win the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship. Because of knee surgery, she could not play in the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. She was also named to the senior team roster for the 2013 Algarve Cup. Horan earned her first cap in the match against China in a group stage game at the Algarve. She was also on the roster for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship.

During her time at the Paris Saint-Germain FC, she returned to the national team in a central midfielder role. Lindsey Horan was called up for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where she scored her first world cup goal in the match against Thailand. With the assisting goals of Tobin Heath and Lynn Williams, Horan scored her first career hat-trick score in the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship against Panama on January 31, 2020.

International career statistics

YearNational teamGame play Goals
2013United States20
2014United States00
2015United States41
2016United States242
2017United States131
2018United States193
2019United States165
2020United States87

World Cup and Olympic appearances

Match Date Location Opponent Lineup Result Competition
2016 Women’s Olympic Soccer Tournament
1 2016-08-03[28] Belo Horizonte, Brazil  New Zealand Start 2–0 W Group stage
2 2016-08-09[29] Manaus, Brazil  Colombia Start 2–2 D Group stage
2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
3 2019-06-11[30] Reims, France  Thailand Start 13–0 W Group stage
4 2019-06-13[31] Paris, France  Chile Start 3–0 W Group stage
5 2019-06-20[32] Le Havre, France  Sweden Start 2–0 W Group stage
6 2019-06-24[33] Reims, France  Spain on 89′ (off Lavelle) 2–1 W Round of 16
7 2019-06-28[34] Paris, France  France on 63′ (off Lavelle) 2–1 W Quarter-final
8 2019-07-02[35] Décines-Charpieu, France  England Start 2–1 W Semi-final
Lindse Horan

International score details

Date Location Opponent Lineup Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
1 2015-12-10[m 1] San Antonio, Texas  Trinidad and Tobago Start 90+2′ Stephanie McCaffrey 6–0 6–0 Friendly match
2 2016-02-21[m 2] Houston, Texas  Canada off 82′ (on Dunn) 53′ Becky Sauerbrunn 1–0 2–0 Olympic qualifier: Final
3 2016-06-02[m 3] Commerce City, Colorado  Japan on 61′ (off Brian) 89′ Kelley O’Hara 3–2 3–3 Friendly match
4 2017-09-19[m 4] Cincinnati, Ohio  New Zealand on 33′ (off Lavelle) 36′ Sam Mewis 1–0 5–0
5 2018-04-08[m 5] Houston, Texas  Mexico off 40′ (on Hanson) 25′ Megan Rapinoe 2–2 6–2
6 2018-07-29[m 6] East Hartford, Connecticut  Australia Start 90′ Megan Rapinoe 1–1 1–1 2018 Tournament of Nations
7 2018-10-10[m 7] Cary, North Carolina  Trinidad and Tobago Start 49′ unassisted 5–0 7–0 World Cup qualifier: Group A
8 2019-04-07[m 8] Los Angeles, California  Belgium off 60′ (on Long) 26′ Christen Press 3–0 6–0 Friendly match
9 2019-06-11[m 9] Reims, France  Thailand Start 32′ Sam Mewis 3–0 13–0 World Cup: Group F
10 2019-06-20[m 10] Le Havre, France  Sweden Start 3′ Sam Mewis 1–0 2–0
11 2019-08-03[m 11] Pasadena, California  Republic of Ireland Start 31′ Christen Press 2–0 3–0 Friendly match
12 2019-09-03[m 12] St. Paul, Minnesota  Portugal on 46′ (off Sauerbrunn) 83′ Christen Press 3–0 3–0
13 2020-01-28[m 13] Houston, Texas  Haiti on 71′ (off Lavelle) 73′ Megan Rapinoe 3–0 4–0 Olympic qualifier: Group A
14 2020-01-31[m 14] Houston, Texas  Panama Start 3′ unassisted 1–0 8–0
15 18′ unassisted 3–0
16 81′ Jessica McDonald 8–0
17 2020-02-04[m 15] Houston, Texas  Costa Rica Start 10′ Carli Lloyd 2–0 6–0
18 2020-02-09[m 16] Carson, California  Canada Start 71′ Lynn WIlliams 2–0 3–0 Olympic qualifier: Final
19 2020-03-11[m 17] Frisco, Texas  Japan Start 83′ Mallory Pugh 3–1 3–1 2020 SheBelieves Cup: Final

Achievements and Honors

Lindsey Horan is a professional football player. In her soccer career, she has received many honors starting from her college life to international games. 

Individual Honors

Some of her achievements are listed below:

  • NWSL Second XI: 2017
  • NWSL Championship MVP: 2017
  • National Women’s Soccer League Most Valuable Player: 2018
  • NWSL Best XI: 2018
  • CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament Best XI: 2020

College Honors

Lindsey Horan didn’t play soccer during her college days. Yet, she was able to be named Parade Magazine High School All-American during her sophomore year at Golden High School. 

Club Honors

Some of her club achievements are listed below:

  • NWSL Champions2017NWSL Shield2016

International Honors

Some of her international achievements are listed below:

  • CONCACAF U20 Women’s Championship: 2014
  • SheBelieves Cup: 2016, 2018, 2020
  • CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 2016, 2020
  • CONCACAF Women’s Championship: 2018
  • Tournament of Nations: 2018
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup: 2019
Lindsey Horan

Social Life

Lindsey Horan is actively involved in social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and she regularly updates her profile. On exploring her social face, she is an adventurous, fun, and pet-loving person. She has a vast number of fans and admirers over the social media landscape. Her Instagram username is @lindseyhoran10, having a total of 257k followers. She has made over 470 posts. You can also tweet her. She has around 138.6k followers with over 3.9k tweets, and her Twitter handler is @LindseyHoran. The official Facebook page of Lindsey Horan is @LindseyHoranOfficial, with about 128k Facebook followers and 20k Facebook likes.

Life Partner

The famous soccer player has not disclosed anything about her dating life in public. As in social media, Lindsey Horan is still unmarried and currently single. Like most celebrities, she loves to keep her personal and dating life private.  

Net Worth and Salary

Lindsey Horan is paid a healthy amount of salary. Most of her income comes from being a football player and also from endorsements. She has done acceptance works for brands like Nike, Coca-Cola, Chapstick, and Secret. Lindsey has been sponsored by Adidas, Living Proof, Secret Deodrant, and Brew Dr. Kombucha. Her decent salary is expected to be around $600,000 to $650,000 for 2020. As of the year 2020, her net worth is roughly $2 million.  

Some Interesting Facts About Lindsey Horan

  1. Lindsey Horan is a professional, versatile soccer player and lightning-fast.
  2. She was named Parade Magazine’s High School All-American, despite not playing for her high school club.
  3. Lindsey Horan, Emily Sonnett, and Caitlin Foord have matching tattoos. They are the former team members of the Portland Thorns FC.
  4. She became the first American soccer player to go pro right after graduating the Golden High School.
  5. Horan didn’t attend college. After graduating high school, she was offered a scholarship at the University of North Carolina, but she turned it down.
  6. Lindsey served as an ambassador for Hulu Live and Chipotle and has also been featured in TV commercials for Adidas and Volkswagen Atlas.
  7. Many athletes are partner with big brands on social media, while Lindsey and Chipotle have a special relationship.
  8. She has won many awards, including the 2014 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship, 2017 NWSL Championship, NWSL Most Valuable Player 2018, 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Tournament of Nations 2020, SheBelieves Cup: 2016, 2018, 2020, and many more.
  9. Besides her football career, her favorite beverage is coffee. Her role model is Tobin Heath, her favorite soccer player is Lionel Messi, the best travel destination is Australia and Barcelona, and dogs are her favorite.
  10. She loves playing soccer, listening to music, and, yes, shopping.


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