"The penalty kicks, the final goals in the Olympics, playing in front of the president, in front of 90,000 people ... that is what I was born to do ... and my brain is what I used to get myself there."
See more video clips with soccer great Briana Scurry.
Produced by Christian Lindstrom, Justin Rhodes, and Victoria Tilney McDonough, BrainLine.
About the author: Briana Scurry
Briana Scurry is widely thought of as one of the world’s best female soccer goalkeepers. After being named starting goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team in 1994, she helped lead the team in two Olympic gold medals (1996 and 2004), a World Cup championship (1999), and she had 173 international appearances — a record among female soccer players.