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Are you a soccer fan? Got a favorite player?

How I Built This host @GuyRaz is live with the commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)!

Lisa Baird started her dream job in February of 2020. …Exactly. The NWSL was one of the first leagues to return to live matches (all without a single positive COVID test), and Lisa has big plans for 2021.

In the comments – let us know what you’d like Guy to ask NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird!

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