Chelsea Female team Keeper Lizzie Durack quit Football for Business
Chelsea Female Team Keeper “Lizzie Durack” Quit Blues For Business. Lizzie Durack quit as a Chelsea goalkeeper this summer to follow a new financial career in the City of London, and many of her friends will be in action as the FA Women’s Super League kicks off.
And, while they have been taking part in pre-season training, she has been getting her feet under the table at Goldman Sachs in their Prime Brokerage Division, working with wealthy hedge fund clients.
She added when ask by BBC SPORTS
“I made my decision for a lot of reasons, and obviously it was a difficult one to make.” says Durack, who has a degree in economics and neurobiology, and had previously served an internship at Goldman Sachs when she was a student.
“The main one was – I had come to a point in my football career where I had achieved a certain amount that I was happy with. In order to take the next step and be one of the best in the game, it would have taken five years or so – if I was ever going to be fortunate enough to actually achieve that top level.”.