Know About Mallory Pugh; Age, Parents, Dating, Soccer, Salary, Height

Mallory-Pugh
Published Date: 12 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 12 Jun, 2019

It was the significant debut for Mallory Pugh for the United States women’s national soccer team in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The young talent helped her team to tie the all-time record for biggest World Cup win scoring a goal in the 13-0 win against Thailand.

Mallory Pugh is an American soccer player who plays for the United States women’s national soccer team. Besides, she is a forward for the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).

Mallory Pugh Bio; Parents; Education, Height

Mallory Diane Pugh was born on 29 April 1998 to parents Horace Pugh and Karen Pugh. Her father ran track and played football and her mother was a long-distance runner. She grew up with her older sister Brianna in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Pugh attended Mountain Vista High School from 2012 to 2016, where she played football for three seasons. Later, she went to the University of California and became a freshman soccer player. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters) and weighs 120 lbs (54 kg).

Her Soccer Career

Mallory joined the National Women’s Soccer League team, the Washington Spirit of the NWSL on May 2017. Her debut was against FC Kansas City on 20 May 2017.

Pugh made her FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup tournament debut in 2014, being the youngest member of the team. In January 2016, she was selected to play for the team during an Olympic qualifying tournament. She made her senior debut against Ireland, coming in for Alex Morgan and scored her first international goal in the 83rd minute in the 5-0 win.

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Mallory Pugh scores her team’s 11th goal during the Women’s World Cup soccer match against Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France on 11 June 2019 (Picture: The Denver Post)

Mallory is now an important member of the United States women’s national soccer team. She is currently involved in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign held in France.

Salary & Net Worth

The soccer player has amassed a significant amount of net worth from her soccer career. Moreover, she earns a base salary of about $3,600 per game and about $15,000 bonus in big tournaments.

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Mallory also receives the salary from the NWSL ranging from $16,538 to $46,200 that makes her net worth in millions.

Dating Dansby Swanson

Mallory, aged 21 is currently dating a 25-year-old Dansby Swanson. Dansby is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 MLB draft but was traded to the Braves.

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Mallory Pugh with her boyfriend Dansby Swanson during the Christmas 2018 (Picture: Dansby’s Instagram)

The couple met through a mutual friend and began their relationship. Both of them does not feel bashful on sharing the glimpse of their relationship on their respective Instagram so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About Mallory Pugh

  • Mallory regards her sister Brianna as a role model to get started in soccer.
  • She became the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2015.
  • In May 2018, she sustained a PCL sprain in her right knee and missed 8 games until August of that year.
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