In the Women’s World Cup, still the US team, the current world champion, is considered the leading candidate to win the gold cup. That is the familiar position of American girls every time they come to the big world football festival. Why did the US become a women’s soccer power?
American woman Lindsay Horan was delighted after the third goal of the US team against Thai opponent at Reims city stadium. The US team set a record for World Cup goals after winning Thailand 13-0.
In the history of world women’s stone, the United States has a remarkable record of achievement. From the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup in China, American girls have always been on the podium with honors. In addition to 3 times receiving the gold cup, the US women’s team is runner-up, 3 times is in 3rd place. At the Rio Olympics, the US women’s team is ranked 5th, which is the worst competition of American female players.
The US team has only known 2 defeats out of a total of 26 wins and 5 draws. In the continental region, there are also American women players dominating the playground with 10 Gold Cup trophies. With such achievement, when FIFA ranked women’s football in 2003, the women’s team was never ranked below the 2nd rank.
The men’s national team is occasionally present in the World Cup, with the highest performance reaching the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup. There are currently between 400 and 500 youth teams in the United States for girls aged 18 to 22.
This is rare in any other part of the world. In the United States they train female players from early childhood. Up to college, girls can still continue playing football in college teams. This is an important resource of professional teams and the US national team.
Women’s football has only been professional with the first national championship since 2001. Then in 2013, the name was changed to the NWSL American Football Championship for the National Women’s Soccer League, including 9 team attended.