From Long Island to Portland: Comcast Sportsnet profiles Thorns FC's Allie Long | The Backcut

Learn more about Long's childhood in New York and her aspirations for the World Cup & Olympics

A 2013 NWSL Championship ring. An offseason stint with Chelsea Ladies FC in London. Her first cap with the U.S. women's national team.

It's been a busy couple of months for Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long. Comcast Sportsnet sits down with the Long Island native to learn more about her childhood playing soccer and her hopes and aspirations for the Olympics and World Cup.