Brandi Chastain, U.S. Soccer Hero, To Donate Brain For Concussion Research

Brandi Chastain will continue blazing trails long after her soccer-playing career, and natural life, have ended.

Chastain, an icon of the United States’ 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup-winning team, revealed Thursday she’ll donate her brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation with the expectation that Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy program will study it in the future, according to USA TODAY’s Christine Brennan.

Chastain, 47, suffered two...

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