Get to know Heather O’Reilly of FC Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As the Women’s World Cup approaches, FOX 4 will feature four women from the U.S. National Team that also play for FC Kansas City, which is the women’s professional team in Kansas City.

Heather O'Reilly is a defender from New Jersey who wears the same number as her soccer hero Mia Hamm.

"To be part of that very elite group that's being sent to compete in the World Cup you feel the privilege and an honor behind that, and you want to represent well," O'Reilly said.

O'Reilly, who has been selected three times to appear in the World Cup,  said she was still in high school when she got her first call up to the national team.

Watch the video above to learn more about O'Reilly