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Fleece’s Faves – US Women’s National Soccer Team

July 10, 2011

Regardless of whether you like soccer or no, today’s win by the US Women’s National Soccer Team was unbelievable to say the least.  Consider first, we played more than half the game with a player down, 11 for Brazil, only 10 for us.  Secondly, the Brazilian’s were playing some of the shadiest time-wasting tactics I have ever seen, and they should be ashamed for such actions.  Lastly, and most important, one of the most incredible crosses I have ever seen off the foot of Megan Rapinoe found the head of Amy Wambach and was drilled into goal to tie the game with less than 1:30 left in overtime.  Simply incredible!

The Penalty Kick shootout was almost a given for the US.  We have the best goalie in the world, Hope Solo, and the momentum from that goal less than two minutes ago almost guaranteed the victory.  What an amazing game.

Here are some pics of our ladies kickin ass on the pitch, enjoy!

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17 Comments leave one →
  1. July 10, 2011 4:05 pm

    Thanks for the link Colin. You have a great grouping here.

    • July 10, 2011 5:13 pm

      My pleasure. =)

  2. July 10, 2011 4:24 pm

    Thanks for the link. Just want to mention, what is it with you guys and your Rule 5 girls, if that’s what patriotism is I must be a freakin’ traitor. Now what am I going to have for dinner since you’ve successfully ruined my trip to McDonalds?

    • July 10, 2011 5:15 pm

      Sorry to ruin your dinner. =(

      No excuse for the Rule 5, I don’t normally post them, but sometimes a beautiful woman in a Stars and Stripes bikini is just plain special. =)

      • July 10, 2011 5:27 pm

        Aw..that’s okay, I wasn’t really going to McD’s anyway but I wasn’t thinking salad either. lol

  3. July 10, 2011 4:25 pm

    Thanks for the link.. great group.

    • July 10, 2011 5:15 pm

      Thank you. =)

  4. KingShamus permalink
    July 10, 2011 4:35 pm

    Colin, my hat is doffed to thee.

    Thanks.

    • July 10, 2011 5:16 pm

      Thanks so much, and you are most welcome. =)

  5. July 10, 2011 4:38 pm

    Dude, you seem bent on linking half the internet, a few each day. Thanks for the linkage, my friend.

    • July 10, 2011 5:16 pm

      Its all good, just trying to show some love. =)

  6. July 10, 2011 4:43 pm

    Down here we call it futbal instead of soccer. I love it. I wish the World Cup were held every year. Go USA!! Thanks for the link, Colin.

    • July 10, 2011 5:18 pm

      I’d call it futbol, but I feel like a moron saying it in Spanish, so I call it good ole American soccer. Plus, that’s what the US National Team calls its, so trying to stay consistent. =)

  7. July 10, 2011 6:32 pm

    Thanks for the link. I just cannot stand watching soccer. Don’t know why, but it just bores the tears out of me.

  8. July 10, 2011 7:13 pm

    Thanks for the link!

  9. LD Jackson permalink
    July 11, 2011 4:34 am

    Thanks for the link, Colin.

    • July 11, 2011 5:43 pm

      My pleasure Larry. =)

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