President Obama welcomed our glorious world champion’s to the White House this morning! “This team taught all America’s children that playing like a girl means you’re a badass,” Obama said. “This victory was about more than soccer. It was about dominance, and skill, and inspiring our whole country. “The’ve inspired millions of girls to dream […]
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The single greatest thing in the history of mankind?
Today in New York City we made history. The United States Women’s Soccer team became the first women’s team to ever be honored with a ticker-tape parade. And damn, did they deserve it. Not only did our girls dominate on the field, going ahead 4-0 and finishing with a 5-2 victory in the World Cup, but they […]
Goal! Goal! Goal! Goal! That’s what the first 16 minutes of today’s World Cup Final felt like, an early United States onslaught that was four years in the making. In the 2011 World Cup, our hearts were broken in a shootout loss to Japan. While our team avenged the defeat in 2012 by beating Japan […]
It was a 2-0 bloodbath in Montreal. The girls collided heads early on, literally spilling blood on the grass. It was a nasty, penalty-ridden win for the girls in Red, White, and Blue. And it will all be remembered by a missed German penalty kick. For the first time in the 30-year history of Germany […]
French Heartbreak -Led whole game -Dominated scoring chances -Tied on hand ball in 84th minute -Lost 5-4 in PKs USA Beats China to Advance to Semis -Great defense limited Chinese scoring opps -Great Ball Handling -Headed in GWing goal, several decent chances -Can win World Cup with Spanky
USA USA USA A 1-0 win over Nigeria clinched group D for the ladies of the Untied States. We won against Australia 3-1, but they still advance with a tie of Sweden (a top ranked favorite). The tie of Sweden pushed us to the top, eliminating the favorites along with U.S.A. in the group of […]
Hell of a ride, Brazil.
Both defenses stayed knotted for 90 minutes, and that 0-0 score held through extra time as well. It came down to the dreaded yet exhilarating penalty kicks. Five apiece. The game began with a tremendous block from the Argentinian goal keeper, firing everyone up. Lionel Messi, one of the world’s superstars, stepped up next and […]
WATCH Brazil 1-7 Germany: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Germans Stun Brazilians | World Soccer Talk. Just brilliant commentary – “but he wouldn’t fancy getting back, would he?”