Carli Lloyd on What She Eats Before a Game and Her Love of ‘Good Jersey Pizza’
One of the stars of the U.S. women’s national soccer team surprised an all-girls soccer team last night at Asphalt Green, where we chatted with her about what she cooks when she’s at home and her favorite indulgent meals.
Lloyd’s favorite dinner recipes include her ribs, which she cooks in the oven, chicken Marbella and stuffed potatoes. Her go-to indulgent meal though is “good Jersey pizza.”
“It’s hard to pass up. I don’t eat pizza very often. I wish it didn’t make you gain weight, but I do love a coal oven pizza,” she says.
The soccer star also has a sweet tooth. Yes, even one of the best soccer players on the planet eats dessert. Her favorites? Cheesecake and apple pie.
In her home state of New Jersey, she loves Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza as well as Pietro’s Pizza, which used to be in New Jersey but has since moved to Philadelphia. Otherwise, Lloyd doesn’t often find herself going out to eat, if only because she’s already away from home so much.
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