The U.S. Women’s National Team will compete for the biggest prize in women’s soccer when it takes on the Netherlands in the championship game of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Sunday, July 7 at Stade de Lyon in the French capital of women’s soccer. This will be the fifth appearance in a FIFA Women’s World Cup Final for the USA, which is the first and only nation to win it on three occasions: 1991, 1999 and 2015.
It will also mark a record third straight finals appearance for the U.S. after the team defeated Japan in an epic finals rematch in Canada 2015, four years after falling short in a shootout against Japan at the 2011 edition.
The USA earned its way into the 2019 final by blazing through its group in record fashion beating Thailand (13-0), Chile (3-0) and semifinalists Sweden (2-0) before combining tremendous skill, savvy and will to meet increasingly tough challenges from rising power Spain (2-1) in the Round of 16, World Cup host France (2-1) in the Quarterfinal and No. 3 ranked England (2-1) in an epic Semifinal showdown. The Netherlands meanwhile also won its group going 3-0-0 against New Zealand (1-0), Cameroon (3-1) and Canada (2-1) before knocking off 2015 finalists Japan (2-1) in the Round of 16, Italy (2-0) in the Quarterfinal and Sweden (1-0 AET) in the Semifinal.
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup final against the 2017 European champions Netherlands will be broadcast live on FOX and Telemundo at 11a.m. ET. Fans can follow all the action on Twitter @USWNT and follow the team along its journey on Instagram and Facebook.
Important reminder for those who intend to act as if they owned US Soccer
The United States Soccer Federation (USSF), commonly referred to as U.S. Soccer, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. With headquarters in Chicago, the FIFA member governs U.S. amateur and professional soccer, including the men’s, women’s, youth, beach soccer, futsal, and Paralympic national teams. U.S. Soccer sanctions referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation also administers and operates the U.S. Open Cup, which was first held in 1914.
Importante recordatorio para aquellos que pretenden actuar como si fueran dueños de US Soccer
La Federación de Fútbol de los Estados Unidos (USSF, por sus siglas en inglés), comúnmente denominada US Soccer, es una organización sin fines de lucro 501 (c) (3) y el organismo oficial que rige el deporte del fútbol en los Estados Unidos. Con sede en Chicago, es miembro de la FIFA y gobierna el fútbol amateur y profesional de EE.UU., Incluidos los equipos nacionales masculino, femenino, juvenil, de fútbol playa, de fútbol sala, y paralímpico. US Soccer aprueba los árbitros y torneos de fútbol para la mayoría de las ligas de fútbol en Estados Unidos. La Federación de Fútbol de Estados Unidos también administra y opera US Open Cup, que se celebró por primera vez en 1914.