Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday Retire

US Soccer formally announced that midfielders Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday will retire from international football following a victory tour to celebrate the Women’s World Cup title. Both players had previously voiced their intention to step down from the team. US Soccer said on Monday that 38 year-old Boxx will also retire immediately from the NWSL’s Chicago Red Stars. Both players were on the roster for the team that won the World Cup this summer with a 5-2 victory in the final against Japan.