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Sweden v USA: Group C - FIFA Women's World Cup 2011

New Jersey Sends 19 To Olympics

New Jersey has 19 representatives in the upcoming Olympic games

07/11/2012

Christie Rampone holds her daughter, Reece, 1, and answers reporter's questions after arriving in Times Square Monday, July 18, 2011, after the team's defeat to Japan Sunday at the Women's World Cup final in Germany. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Cheering NYC Crowd Welcomes Home US Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

So they didn’t win a championship. New York City still gave the U.S. Women’s World Cup team a warm welcome home. One by one, tired and disappointed players trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn’t seem to mind a bit that they came up short.

WFAN–07/19/2011

Alex Morgan of USA (C) celebrates the first goal with Megan Rapinoe of USA (L) and Abby Wambach of USA (R) during the FIFA Women's World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Despite Loss, Women’s World Cup Team Captured Tri-State Residents’ Hearts

All over the Tri-State, people gathered to watch the US women’s national soccer team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final, through moments of elation and despair.

07/17/2011

The team of USA lines up before the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Semi Final match between France and USA at Borussia-Park on July 13, 2011 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Team USA Has 5 New Jersey Natives At Women’s World Cup Finals

The Women’s World Cup championship is underway in Germany and many soccer fans around the Tri-state area are hoping for an American victory against Japan.

07/17/2011