American defender Alana Cook earning her stripes at Paris Saint-Germain against Barcelona

Alana Cook joined an exclusive club when she headed in a goal for Paris Saint-Germain against Barcelona last weekend.

Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Carli Lloyd are the only other United States internationals to have scored in the semifinals or final of the Women’s Champions League.

To boot, it was the 24-year-old defender’s first goal since turning professional just over two years ago.

“There have been some games where I’ve had some chances I probably should have put away but not too bad to do it in a semifinal of the Champions League,” Cook, who joined PSG from Stanford University, told The Associated Press in an interview.

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Source: Associated Press – KEN MAGUIRE