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2-time Olympian & Matildas Legend


Lydia Williams is the first Aboriginal goalkeeper for Australia’s Matildas and a 2-time Olympian.

With 138 caps for Australia, she is a renowned Australian athlete. She has played international football at the highest level in the US for the Western New York Flash, with PSG in France, Arsenal, Brighton & Hove Albion Women in the Women’s Super League. She plays for Melbourne Victory for the A League Women's team. Twice named PFA Women’s Footballer of the Year, she has also been inducted into the Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame.

Lydia is the author of two children’s books, “Saved!” and “Goal!”, which are about friendship, sport and teamwork. Off the field, she is a calm, easygoing person and on the field, she is a fierce and focused competitor.

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