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Monday, July 11, 2011

U.S. Defeats Brazil in Dramatic Women's World Cup Game

Not a big soccer fan, but congratulations to the U.S. women's team on beating Brazil.
Two more games to go for them.
Good Luck.

DRESDEN, Germany -- An hour after the game, Abby Wambach was still at a loss for words.

Amazing. Riveting. Dramatic.

Take your pick, any one of them will do.

The Americans are into the semifinals after one of the most thrilling games in the history of the World Cup -- men's or women's -- beating Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie. Wambach tied it with a magnificent, leaping header in the 122nd minute, and goalkeeper Hope Solo denied the Brazilians again.

"I'm at a loss and I literally cannot believe what just happened," Wambach said. "But we've got two games left.

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