Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.
The United States kicks off the tournament on Monday with a match against Australia at Winnipeg Stadium.
New Jersey has 19 representatives in the upcoming Olympic games
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.
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.
Not since 1999 has there been so much excitement over the US women’s soccer team, as they’ll face Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup championship game Sunday in Germany.