Here Are the Carli Lloyd and Julie Johnston Sports Illustrated Covers

Thanks to our pals at Sports Illustrated, here are the much-anticipated solo shots of the champs with the trophy.


We have them!!!

The covers, that is, of Carli Lloyd and Julie Johnston on Sports Illustrated, as part of the magazine’s full shoot of the U.S. Women’s World Cup champs.

Yesterday, we told you that Carli Lloyd, Delran, New Jersey’s hometown hero (and by proximity, ours as well!) is gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated this week in honor of her World Cup win and Golden Ball-worthy performance. The other 24 members of the team, including Zach Ertz’s girlfriend Julie Johnston, and coach Jill Ellis, also each got their own cover as part of a never-done-before cover set celebrating the team.

SI also gave us the one with the group shot, featuring Lloyd front and center, with goalie Hope Solo, Ellis, Johnston, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach, Becky Sauerbrunn and Megan Rapinoe.

Without further ado, here are Lloyd, Johnston and company, in all their shiny, shimmery, magazine-covery glory. The SI issue featuring the covers is on newsstands and in subscribers’ mailboxes this week.

Enjoy the well-deserved spotlight, ladies!

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