U.S. women’s soccer team
CHICAGO (AP) — When Tom Sermanni shook hands with Pia Sundhage after her last game as coach of the U.S. women’s soccer team, he should have asked her for a few tips. Sermanni was hired […]
The previous record of 6,939 was set just after midnight in Japan on New Year’s Day. Other spikes include bin Laden’s death and the Super Bowl in February.
Shannon Boxx, Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath all missed penalties for the Americans, who squandered dozens of chances throughout the game.
U.S. captain Christie Rampone says “they’re a different team here in the World Cup. It brings a different level.”
Just as they did Sunday against Brazil, the Americans got stronger and stronger as the game went on.
“Losing is not an option,” Abby Wambach said Tuesday. “We want to win this thing, and France is standing in our way right now.”
“Go ahead, jump on the bandwagon and let’s do this together,” Solo said Monday on Twitter. “One Nation, One World, One Team.”