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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Articles tagged: US Womens soccer

U.S. women’s soccer ‘Greatness Has Been Found’ shirts cause a stir

The celebration that took place on Thursday after the US women’s soccer team beat Japan to win the gold medal looked more like the postgame festivities of a Super Bowl than an Olympic event. The parading around with the American flag was standard, but then out came the custom-made t-shirts. Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and…Read More

Japan Needed the World Cup Win Over the U.S., They Deserved it

On March 11th, the entire world witnessed how the unexpected can tear a country to pieces. Four months later, it also saw how the unexpected can help knit it back together. This past spring, Japan was subjected to one of the worst natural disasters the planet has known. A 9.0 earthquake shook the foundations of…Read More

Hope Solo: We Did Not Choke Against Japan in Finals

The U.S. women’s national team has been criticized for blowing 1-0 and 2-1 leads against Japan in the finals of the World Cup before losing on penalty kicks. The theme from most of the media has been that the team choked. What’s worse is that some people feel as if criticizing the team for choking…Read More

Hope Solo, Abby Wambach Happy for Japan

This U.S. women’s soccer team blew 1-0 and 2-1 leads to Japan and lost in the finals of the World Cup on penalty kicks. They’re taking a lot of criticism for choking, but that’s not my focus. Sure it would have been nice to win, but this team will have a chance to earn a…Read More

Alex Morgan’s Goal Looked Like a Game-Winner (Video)

Alex Morgan scored in the 66th minute of the World Cup finals against Japan to break a scoreless tie. The goal caused a frenzy on twitter and led people to believe the U.S. was going to win the game given the lack of punch Japan had for most of the contest. But just as U.S….Read More

Hope Solo Wanted to Face Japan in World Cup Finals

While most Americans will be rooting for the U.S. in the World Cup Finals, there are several people who feel Japan is the sentimental favorite. Even U.S. goal keeper Hope Solo feels that way. After the U.S. beat France Wednesday in the semifinals, Solo said she was rooting for Japan to beat Sweden. “I think…Read More

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