When asked to cite a hero, many folks are quick to extol their mothers. And rightfully so. No one else on the planet is more responsible for our existence than the woman who endured the trials of pregnancy and the labor of childbirth.
And you know what else is heroic? Making the U.S. women's soccer team. Training to get on the short list of the strongest, fittest, most skillful soccer players in the country is no roll in the hay.