Trinity Rodman, the daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, was chosen with the No. 2 pick of the National Womens Soccer League Draft by the Washington Spirit on Wednesday.Rodman, 18, is a star on the youth U.S. soccer group. She helped the U.S. win the 2020 CONCACAF under-20 womens title, scoring 9 goals in the competition, consisting of 2 in the last. She was set to play in college for Washington State however the season was transferred to the spring because of the pandemic.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COMShe decided to get a jump-start on her professional career.Rodman said upon being drafted she wishes to sculpt out her own tradition and be known as someone other than “Dennis Rodmans daughter.”MEGAN RAPINOE DESCRIBES INSANE United States CAPITOL RIOT AS MURDEROUS MOMENT” [Being a professional] has actually been my dream forever so this is unreal to me,” she said, by means of Goal.com. “The something Im most excited for is just to discover from this. [At] the professional level youre going to discover more than youre going to succeed, truly, however Im excited to discover.”With my daddy Im so appreciative, certainly he was an amazing athlete and I got those genes from him but Im delighted to be called Trinity Rodman and not just Dennis Rodmans daughter, so Im thrilled to pave my own course and get much better throughout this journey.”CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe Spirit was 9-8-7 in 2019 and 2-1-1 in the Challenge Cup.
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