Urban Picks: Pro Goalkeeper and Model Ryann Torrero Shares All Her Favorite Things

It’s not often you come across an athlete who moves effortlessly between the disparate worlds of sports and modeling. Ryann Torrero is a pro goalkeeper whose recent stints include winning the 2016 UWS championship with Santa Clarita Blue Heat and playing for FC Neunkirch in Switzerland’s top league. She also moonlights as a model for fashion and sports brands during the off season.

Ryann Torrero

Ryann Torrero balcony

For this episode of Urban Picks, where guests share their Top 3 favorites in various categories, we asked Torrero to choose all her favorite things, from movies to cheat foods to celebrity crushes, and give us a window into the multitalented athlete’s sartorial and sporting tastes. 

Ryann Torrero’s Urban Picks

Sporting Events:

  1. Soccer
  2. Swimming
  3. Tennis

Soccer Players:

  1. Edwin van der Sar
  2. Hugo Lloris
  3. David De Gea

(All goalkeepers.)

Soccer Teams:


      1. Tottenham Hotspurs
      2. Manchester United
      3. Borrussia Dortmund


      1. USA
      2. Chile
      3. France

Soccer Brands:

      1. Nike
      2. Aviata Sports
      3. Under Armour

Fashion Brands:

      1. Reformation
      2. Stuart Weitzman
      3. Alexander Wang


      1. Nike
      2. New Balance
      3. Puma

Cities Visited:

      1. Manchester, England
      2. Paris, France
      3. Interlaken, Switzerland

Cheat Meals:

      1. Baked goods from my mother’s kitchen!
      2. Gelato
      3. Anything chocolate

Current Songs:

      1. “In My Eyes” – Minor Threat
      2. “Goo Goo Muck” – The Cramps
      3. “Dollars and Sense” – Bushwick Bill



      1. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (1966)
      2. We Who Are Young (1940)
      3. The Little Mermaid (1989)


Concerts Attended:

      1. The Gaslight Anthem
      2. The Taxpayers
      3. Andrew Jackson Jihad

Celebrity Crushes:

      1. Eddie Redmayne
      2. David Beckham
      3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Must Have Items (Makeup Bag):

      1. Rodan + Fields Soothe Moisturizer
      2. Senna Cosmetics Barely Base Cream
      3. Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Mascara

Must Have Items (Soccer Bag):

      1. Pre-wrap
      2. Beats headphones
      3. Goalkeeping game towel

Relaxing Activities:

    1. Traveling
    2. Hiking
    3. Sailing

Be sure to check out our exclusive podcast with Ryann Torrero and follow her on Instagram.

Photography by Imad Bolotok for Urban Pitch.

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