Thompson had admitted that her team’s strength pushed her to compete at a high level during the CONCACAF women’s championship tournament.

“[My teammates] are all a year or two older than me,” Thompson said. “The [playing] level is high because we are all striving to be our best and earn a spot on the [World Cup] team.”

Alyssa Paola Thompson at her maiden Women’s U-20 World Cup.

Alyssa Thompson actually made it to the 2022 FIFA Women’s World Cup and was named among the USA U-20  team that made it against Ghana in Costa Rica 2022. The young player gave the United States their second goal in the 2022 Fifa U-20 women’s world cup.

Forward Alyssa Thompson’s goal marked her fourth international goal and first in a World Cup.