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Carli Lloyd wants to play 4 more years; Liverpool an option

Carli Lloyd would be open to moving to England to play for Liverpool, the U.S. women's national team star said.

The 34-year-old midfielder has played her entire club career in the U.S., including the past two seasons with the Houston Dash in the NWSL.

She said moving to England's Women's Super League with Liverpool -- her favorite club to watch -- would be an exciting prospect before she retires.

"I honestly wouldn't rule it out," Lloyd told Liverpool's website. "My plan is to play for another four years.

"I'm not ruling anything out about playing overseas -- I think it would be pretty cool. The league over there is continuing to get better and better, which is great. The support of clubs like Liverpool and Chelsea, they're really supporting the women's league, so it's great to see. And who knows? Maybe I will end up there one day."

The reigning FIFA World Player of the Year said she was attracted to Liverpool because she viewed the club as the underdog.

"I grew up in a small town in New Jersey, which was a blue-collar town, and I had to scrap for things like getting a football to play in the woods," Lloyd said. "To me, that is kind of what Liverpool exemplifies: the blue-collar mentality, the sheer grit and the determination. I wasn't born when they were the best team around, but it's just one of those things. When you kind of like the team, you can relate to your personality -- an underdog.

"I've always been a Liverpool fan. In the good times, the bad times, it is great to be able to watch them play and get some jerseys too. Any chance I get, I watch Liverpool. They are the only team I follow in the Premier League, which is great, and I'm always rooting for them. I just love everything that Liverpool stand for and 'You'll Never Walk Alone.' It's a phenomenal club."