Alex Morgan also bagged her sixth goal in five matches to put Jill Ellis" side back in front - and her "tea-sipping' celebration drew widespread attention on social media. If anyone in the stands on Tuesday was around when that happened, we can only imagine how offended they must've been.
The U.S. women's soccer team knows how to get Twitter fired up.
The English team's quarterfinal victory over Norway had set a women's football viewing record in the United Kingdom just days earlier, with 7.6 million tuning in.
"I just try to be me", Naeher said.
I'm expecting to be fit for the final and ready to go.
"The theme of the tournament is 'dare to shine, ' so I said to my players the other day, 'we're going to add to that, "dare to shine the brightest".
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Moments after scoring the goal, Morgan brought her fingers to her lips to mimic the act of daintily drinking tea - a clear shot at a nation stereotyped as being avid tea-drinkers but also taken as a reference to the "Boston Tea Party" in 1773, a political protest as the 13 colonies pushed forward for independence from the United Kingdom. You lose, but I thought the way we lost was exactly the way I wanted us to play.
England appeared to tie the game in the second half on another Ellen White goal.
The United States has a chance to win a fourth world cup on Sunday in Lyon when they will face the victor of Wednesday's Netherlands-Sweden semi-final. They're sick of it, and so am I. We came here to win and we didn't do that.
With Morgan working the camera, the Instagram post begins with three teammates - Emily Sonnett, Rose Lavelle, and Sam Mewis - doing a choreographed dance before another teammate can be heard joyously screaming as she watched a video of the team's on-field celebration from moments earlier. "I was stressed out I couldn't even move", Rapinoe told reporters.
However, it was sadly the end of the road for Steph Houghton and the team as they were beaten 2-1 by the U.S. team captained by Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. But ultimately Solo's tendency to become front-page news, with two domestic violence cases and two suspensions from US Soccer, led to the end of her career with the national team.
"First, I said we've got four days in between (games) this time, so this will help", she commented. We're in a much better place than we were and we've got to build on it. Well, I've got a game that should change your opinion. Go ahead and google her name and see the wide array of opinions regarding her as a person, her politics, her fashion, her gayness, and her overall "Zero Fucks" for haters.