06/12/2015 01:57 pm ET

This Is 40


The number thing. I’ll be honest, the number thing gets to me a little bit.

This month during the World Cup, you’ll hear it again and again — from analysts, commentators, fans.

First my name, then my age.

Christie Rampone, who is turning 40 years old soon.

Every time I get interviewed, the first questions are “How are you feeling?” and “How’s your body holding up?” and “It’s your fifth World Cup, how are you staying in shape?” Or some variation of those.

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