New Zealand’s players lay on the pitch after the Japan vs New Zealand group B match of the FIFA women’s football World Cup Germany vs Canada on June 27, 2011 in Bochum, western Germany. Japan won 2-1. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (via World Soccer - Photo Gallery - Yahoo! Sports)
Awwww my poor Kiwis!!!
Kelley O’Hara Forward (Age: 22, Caps: 5) (via U.S. Women’s World Cup Team - Photos - SI.com)
Glory Iroka of Nigeria, who will open against France in this Saturday’s kick off matches for the 2011 Women’s World Cup.
Abby Wambach of the U.S. team celebrates with teammate Lauen Cheney
United States forward Amy Rodriguez (8) celebrates with Megan Rapinoe.
The USA beat Italy 1-0 in Chicago today to win the second leg of the home and away matches against Italy. These victories keeps the US team’s record of always qualifying for the Women’s World Cup intact!