US Women’s Soccer
For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”
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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.
Boomer was proud of the US women’s efforts, who lost in the World Cup Final on Sunday. Craig, on the other hand, called it a choke job if there ever was one — and informed Boomer that there was nothing he could say that would change his mind.