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Globetrotting a way of life for USWNT

Updated: October 30, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Whitney Engen has reached her destination just in the nick of time on too many occasions to remember, lungs on fire as she made an all-out sprint to snuff out an opposing team's goal-scoring opportunity.

A defender makes it in time and saves the day or watches the goalkeeper pick the ball out of the back of the net and glare at the guilty. That's the harsh reality of a defender's life, whether playing for the University of North Carolina, Liverpool, ...

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