Rodman has loved a whirlwind begin to her professional profession since changing into the youngest participant ever to be drafted into the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League final 12 months when she signed as a rookie with Washington Spirit on the age of 18. The ahead went on to win the NWSL championship and be named Rookie of the 12 months in her debut season.
She then turned the league’s highest-paid participant when she prolonged her contract earlier this 12 months, placing pen to paper on a four-year deal reported to be value $1.1 million.
Rodman additionally acquired her first call-up to the nationwide crew in February, making her senior worldwide debut on the age of 19 in the course of the USWNT’s victorious SheBelieves Cup marketing campaign.
And simply to place the cherry on prime of an unimaginable few months, Rodman can now additionally declare to be a printed creator with the announcement that the USWNT star has launched a brand new ebook with which she hopes to advertise a love of sports activities amongst younger readers.
With the intention being to encourage children to comply with their sporting goals, “Wake Up and Kick It with Trinity Rodman” focuses on the resilience and willpower that the creator has proven in her rise to the highest, in addition to the varied obstacles and difficulties she’s needed to navigate alongside the way in which.
“Paving my own, unique path has never been easy, but I have always had unmatchable work ethic, been able to ignore outside noise and wake up and tackle each day as it comes,” Rodman mentioned.
“I’m excited for this book to inspire the next generation to go out and achieve their goals and dreams, proving that nothing is out of reach if you are willing to work for it.”
What’s extra, as a part of the collaborative endeavour with Adidas, over 5,000 copies of Rodman’s ebook can be donated to younger kids by way of numerous neighborhood charities due to the U.S. Soccer Basis’s Soccer For Success program.
Rodman is not the primary USWNT participant to creator a ebook, as she follows a path trodden by Girls’s World Cup-winning nice Alex Morgan.
The San Diego Wave striker signed a deal in 2012 to co-write a collection of tales aimed toward nurturing a love of soccer amongst children and younger women specifically.
There are actually 12 books in “The Kicks” assortment which, in accordance with Morgan, champion “strong values, good work ethics, and a health-focused lifestyle.”
The books, chronicling the lives and sporting adventures of 12-year-old Devin Burke and her teammates, have appeared on the New York Instances bestseller record and had been additionally made right into a TV collection in 2016.