EE.UU. world champion women's football

Photo: @USWNT
By Maria Teresa Perez

For the fourth time, two of these consecutive, women's soccer team raised US World Cup soccer. The best in the world, the players showed that they came to defend the title but to get it back.

They played with heart and soul against the Netherlands, strong, neat, organized and warlike, a selection that also gave everything on the court, but ultimately it was defeated by two goals to nil at Stade de Lyon, France. The first blow to the heart of the Dutch arrived with a penalty charged by Megan Rapinoe, team captain of the Stars and Stripes, while the second, Rose scored what Lavelle.

Holland, a selection that remained strong and unwavering in the first half gave much to make America. But nevertheless, the US team warred with all the powers in the second half.

US pressure was remarkable, because since the tournament began, as world champions, They remained in the eye of the storm. Especially, it also kept an open lawsuit against the authorities of the sport in America, gender discrimination, better working conditions and equal pay.

Team captain, Megan Rapinoe, of 34 years, openly gay, It is the leader of the campaign, Likewise, He leads a fight against homophobia and sexism, situation that has led to confront President Donald Trump.

The Americans have been world champions in 1991, 1999, 2015 Y 2019.


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Ashlyn Harris, Megan Rapinoe y Ali Krieger. Photo: @USWNT