American striker Sydney Leroux returns to training 6 months pregnant

Mar 07, 2019 |

The 27-year-old Footballer Sydney Leroux, has taken time off before for the birth of her first child with Dom Dwyer who once played for Norwich City. While her club is currently on pre-season training, Leroux decided to join back with the squad despite her condition. While the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is on break, Leroux took to social media to post her return to the pitch. On a post on her Instagram account, she said, “I didn’t think I’d be starting off pre-season 5.5 months pregnant but here we are.”

Several of the messages she received were positive and inspirational with fans praising her for her resilience and commitment during pregnancy. Some of the responses were “This is awesome on so many levels,” “inspiration to ALL lady ballers” Despite a previous miscarriage which led to an illness last year, Leroux has stated that she is working in training but no at the pace of her teammates and has a defined program. She said, “I just do non contact stuff. Ball work. Getting touches in. I don’t put myself in situations where the ball can ricochet or I can get hit.

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