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With the United States playing Sweden on Friday, there is a lot of chatter about Pia Sundhage (read here if you don’t know why). There is also a lot of attention on Christen Press, who became the world-class player that she is while playing in Sweden.
And don’t forget that Alex Morgan is the X-factor in this tournament for the United States, Abby Wambach’s role has changed and Carli Lloyd is, even despite being one of the world’s best midfielders, under-appreciated.
So kick back and read up before tonight’s U.S. game or sometime this weekend:
“Like a Rolling Stone” — Pia Sundhage’s lasting impact on the USWNT
“Freedom of Press” — How Christen Press learned to love the game in Sweden
“It’s Alex Morgan Time” — Tracing Morgan’s evolution from 2011 to superstar in 2015
“No holding ‘bach” — Abby Wambach and the elusive World Cup title
“A star (still) in the making” — Carli Lloyd’s quest for greatness at the World Cup
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