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USA on to 2011 FIFA Women’s Word Cup Finals ~ not since ’99!


The USA women’s soccer team beat France 3-1 earlier today and is moving up to finals.  The women’s soccer team has not made it to finals since 1999, and will play against Japan in the final World Cup match. Japan reached finals today after their victory over Sweden.

Read more here.

FIFA World Cup 2011: Semi-Finals for Women’s Soccer

The US soccer team beat Brazil 5 to 3 on Sunday with last-minute penalty-kicks.  The game in Dresden Germany was tense, as the US team played with one woman down (red card), but the American women’s team kept going and won!

Read more here and here.

And not just women were excited about this victory on Sunday. On Monday night Rachel Maddow commented on this wonderful video showing the excitement of devoted male fans, noting that she was happy to see a women’s team being taken so seriously by all types of sports fans. Next, the US team will go up against France ~ today.

Go USA women!!