Arguably one of the finest soccer players of her generation. Christen Press over the years built her career with tenacity and style and it comes as no surprise all the accolades she has received over the years.
In this article, we will be delving into the lives of Christen Press and Tobin Heath. Who according to rumors around are in a relationship. Is this true? Are they really an item together? We will find out.
Many have described Christen’s style of playing as silky and no-nonsense. Perhaps, this explains her amazing statistics with both the USWNT and the football clubs she donned their jerseys.
One stellar record of Press is her dominance of the Swedish League, where she became the first American Golden boot winner (this award is for the highest goal scorer).
For Press, her reputation precedes her, and no wonder top nutrition brands are after her personality to endorse their products. This says a lot about her in the American Sports world.
The Early Life of Christen Press
Press was born to Cody and Stacy Press in Los Angeles on December 29, 1988. She was brought up in the small town of Palos Verdes Estates, with her two siblings; Tyler and Channing.
One could say her parents’ involvement in sports played a role in her excellence in soccer. While her father, Cody was an American football player at Dartmouth, her mother, Stacy, was a tennis player.
For Christen Press, her interest in soccer developed at the tender age of five. She became better at it and today, she is one of the finest soccer players America has.
Christen Press’ Education.
Press attended Chadwick High School and was straight away made the school’s soccer team captain. She led Chadwick to two Southern Section Division IV titles. This feat gave her recognition and was named NSCAA High School All-American and Parade Magazine All-American.
Her high school soccer career saw her score 128 goals. This includes scoring 38 goals in her junior year alone, which is a standing record till now. She won the Golden Boot for most goals scored in the US Youth Soccer Association’s national championship tournament, among many other awards
Immediately after she graduated from high school, she went to Stanford University to further her education. She was exceptional at sports and went on to become the highest goal scorer on the Stanford Cardinal women’s soccer team.
She broke several school records, notably is her single-season record for goals (26), game-winning goals (10). It is evident that she is for the stars.
She has a record for Stanford includes 41 assists, 183 career points, and 71 goals, a record that is still unmatched to date. For her troubles at Stanford, she received Hermann’s trophy, a prestigious individual award for college athletes.
Press’ Professional Career
Press played for several soccer teams from the United States to Europe. The season she was the top scorer for Tyresö FF, in Stockholm, with 23 goals, she became the first American to win the Golden Boot in the Swedish Women’s league.
She later moved back to the U.S. to play for Chicago Red Stars between 2014-2017.
Christen Press and Tobin Heath in the Same Club
Christen Press’s career became even bigger on the 9th of September when she got signed to Manchester United Alongside Tobin Heath for a one-year contract. The star has made a total of 11 appearances and scored 4 goals for the team.
After the move to Manchester United, the rumors of Christian Press and Tobin Heath dating blossomed.
Who is Tobin Heath?
Many regard Heath as one of the finest wingers in American soccer. In fact, some say she is the USA’s most skillful soccer player.
A two-time Women World Cup winner, two-time Olympics Gold medallist, one-time U.S. Female Soccer Athlete of the Year, not forgetting her recent inclusion in the FIFA FIFPRO Women World11. These feats point to you what a phenomenal soccer player Heath is.
Heath was born to Jeff and Cindy Heath on May 29, 1988, in the beautiful city of Morristown in New Jersey. She has three siblings; two older sisters, Katie and Perry, and a younger brother, Jeffrey. Her sisters are active sports athletes.
At the tender age of four, Heath developed a keen interest in soccer and has over the years become one of the first players to be on the starting lineup for the United States Women National Team (USWNT). Heath is very vocal about her Christian faith and is proud of it.
How Christen Press and Tobin Heath Became Friends
The duo has played together for a while now. First at the national level with the USWNT. Both Christen Press and Tobin Heath combine well on the pitch and off the pitch.
Are Christen Press and Tobin Heath Dating?
While it doesn’t look like they are dating now, it appeared that the two professional soccer players may have had a thing going for years.
As a matter of fact, as far back as 2015. Though none of the duos has come out to say they are in a relationship, but the constant pictures of them together showed they may be an item. It is true that Tobin Heath is a devout Christian, but we can’t tell if she is in love with Press.
For Christen Press and Tobin Heath, one other thing that may make the rumors true is they currently play for the same club side in Manchester United and are always seen together. According to reports, they transformed the team with their winning mentality.
We are not too sure if Christen Press and Tobin Heath are in a relationship, but, we do know they are inseparable and play for the same club. If they really are in a relationship, well, good for them. But we all know rumours can be wild, don’t we?