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Thursday, July 7, 2011
USA Memories: World Cup 1999


When the U.S. stepped out onto the Rose Bowl to face China in the 1999 Women's World Cup final, the players knew nobody expected them to be there -- not even themselves. But there, in Pasadena, Calif., the team had the chance to make history and take home its second WWC trophy. Brandi Chastain, Briana Scurry, Kristine Lilly and Mia Hamm reflect on that day and what it meant for women's soccer when the U.S. won in penalty kicks 5-4.