Pia Sundhage: 'I will miss this team'

Updated: September 19, 2012, 1:11 AM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk

Communicating in English wasn't always easy. But U.S. women's national team head coach Pia Sundhage says it taught her how to listen.

"I remember my first words to this team five years ago," said Sundhage, who will coach her final game Wednesday night, a friendly against Australia in Commerce City, Colo., before returning home to coach the Swedish national team. She doesn't remember exactly what she said, but, she recalled, "I remember it was hard."

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