Rockville Centre native Crystal Dunn welcomes her first child


Rockville Centre native and 2019 World Cup champion Crystal Dunn welcomed a baby boy — Marcel Jean Soubrier — last week, the soccer star announced on her Twitter account Friday.

The 29-year-old was named the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football’s (CONCACAF) Women’s Player of the Year in April. Her husband, Pierre Soubrier, is the head athletic trainer for her National Women’s’ Soccer League club the Portland Thorns. The two have been married since 2018.

Dunn won state titles with the Lady Cyclones of South Side High School in 2006, 2007 and 2009. She has been a mainstay for the national team since 2013.