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Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn't accept it

PARIS (AP) Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all.

Lloyd was the star of the 2015 Women's World Cup four years ago in Canada, scoring three goals in the first 16 minutes of the final to help the U.S. national team win its third World Cup title.

The hat trick earned Lloyd the nickname "Captain America" and made her one of women's soccer most recognizable athletes. She was voted FIFA Women's Player of the Year, NFL quarterback Marcus Mariota teed up a football for her in a Nike commercial and she wrote a successful book.

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