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The United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women's soccer. The team is the most successful in international women's soccer, winning four Women's World Cup titles, four Olympic gold medals, and eight CONCACAF Gold Cups. It medaled in every World Cup and Olympic tournament in women's soccer history from 1991 to 2015, before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF.


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USWNT and U.S. Soccer reach settlement on working conditions

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Carli Lloyd: "You don't want to go against the grain"

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team captain Carli Lloyd tells 60 Minutes her teammates were initially afraid to stand up for equal pay
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World Cup win not a "lucky day," say players

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Settlement means U.S. women's national soccer team will no longer have to play matches on artificial turf

USWNT, U.S. Soccer reach agreement to settle claims of unfair working conditions, including no more games on turf and equal number of charter flights. - Published

WNBA star Sue Bird, USWNT stalwart Megan Rapinoe announce their engagement

WNBA star Sue Bird and USWNT standout Megan Rapinoe are engaged. Bird shared the news with a post on social media Friday night. - Published

WNBA star Sue Bird says perception of 'cute white girls' helps U.S. women's soccer

Seattle Storm's Sue Bird said U.S. women's soccer players are more popular than WNBA players because of their perception as "cute little white girls." - Published

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National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday in Utah

The NWSL's Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday. Here is the schedule of games, how to watch on TV and notable USWNT players to follow in the tournament. - Published

Soccer star Alex Morgan announces birth of her daughter, Charlie Elena Carrasco

USWNT star Alex Morgan and her husband, Servando Carrasco, on Saturday announced the May 7 birth of their daughter, Charlie Elena Carrasco. - Published

Rapinoe says USWNT never offered same contract as US men, undercutting equal pay dismissal

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'Not over yet': Joe Biden tells USWNT to keep fighting for equal pay, calls out U.S. Soccer

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden tweeted Saturday that the U.S. women's national soccer team should not give up its fight for equal pay. - Published

Federal judge rejects U.S. women's national team's claim for equal pay, sides with U.S. Soccer

A federal judge has thrown out the World Cup-winning USWNT's claim that they were paid less than the U.S. men's soccer team. - Published

US Soccer backs off sexist, demeaning characterizations of USWNT in latest legal filing

The USWNT staged a protest before a match and sponsors stepped forward to say U.S. Soccer's blatant misogyny was offensive and unacceptable. - Published

US Soccer president bows to pressure, resigns after federation demeans USWNT in court filing

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US women turn warmups inside out to protest US Soccer characterizing them as inferior

Entire U.S. women's team has filed federal gender discrimination lawsuit against U.S. Soccer over equal pay - Published

U.S. women's soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020

U.S. women's soccer superstar and outspoken social activist Megan Rapinoe endorsed Warren for 2020, saying that we can't "get to a better place by walking a moderate line" - Published

U.S. women's team granted class action status in equal-pay lawsuit

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U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan announces she and her husband expecting a daughter in April

Alex Morgan, one of the stars of the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national team, is pregnant with her first child. The baby girl is due in April. - Published

USWNT star Carli Lloyd: 2019 World Cup 'was absolutely the worst time of my life'

Even though she set records and won her second consecutive Women's World Cup, USWNT star Carli Lloyd said she was frustrated by a diminished role. - Published

U.S. women's team fights back against governing body's pay claims

U.S. women's national soccer team players pushed back in a court filing on Monday against claims by the U.S. Soccer Federation that some members earn more than their male counterparts, as they argued..
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Rapinoe wins Fifa Award - watch all her golden boot goals from the World Cup

USA striker Megan Rapinoe wins the Women's World Cup Golden Boot after finishing the tournament with six goals and three assists.
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Morten Andersen offers to help USWNT star Carli Lloyd in NFL try

Morten Andersen, one of two full-time placekickers in the Hall of Fame, offered a lifeline to the USWNT star who has gotten NFL interest. - Published

Megan Rapinoe doesn't get how her dad voted for Trump, watches Fox News and still supports her

The USWNT star has been openly critical of Donald Trump this summer. - Published

USWNT stars on why talks with U.S. Soccer broke down so quickly

U.S. soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Christen Press are gearing up to take the fight for equal pay to the courtroom. Mediation talks between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the U.S. Women's National..
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World Cup champion USWNT's equal pay talks with U.S. Soccer Federation break down

The U.S. women's national soccer team is "sorely disappointed" no agreement was reached in mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation. - Published

'They just bring everybody together': U.S. women's national team celebrated as victory tour begins

The U.S. women's national team's victory tour, which began at the Rose Bowl, also served as a celebration of soccer in this country. - Published

US coach Ellis resigns after second Women's World Cup win

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U.S. Soccer says women's team was paid more than men

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Megan Rapinoe: Meeting with President Trump wouldn't change his mind

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe said she doesn't see any value in meeting with President Trump, even in an attempt to discuss their differences. - Published

ESPN's Katie Nolan pretended to be Rose Lavelle to get into LeBron James' post-ESPYs party

ESPN host Katie Nolan got into LeBron James' ESPYs after-party by pretending to be USWNT star Rose Lavelle. Once inside, hilarity ensued. - Published

USWNT star Rose Lavelle meets young fan also named Rose Lavelle

U.S. Women's National Team star Rose Lavelle met with fans after the Washington Spirit's game Saturday, including one girl with the same name as her. - Published

NYC first lady Chirlane McCray surprises USWNT's Allie Long

USWNT midfielder Allie Long's key to New York City was stolen from a hotel room in Los Angeles last week. During an exclusive interview on CBS Sports' “We Need To Talk," NYC first lady Chirlane..
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Jennifer Lopez gives steamy lap dance to USWNT star Carli Lloyd to celebrate World Cup win

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Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women's soccer team to help close pay gap

Procter & Gamble and its Secret deodorant, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay. - Published

Megan Rapinoe may not run for office but she will 'fight for equal pay every day'

USWNT co-captain Megan Rapinoe may not be joining the 2020 presidential race, but she does plan to keep playing and "fight for equal pay every day" - Published

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USWNT midfielder Allie Long's wedding ring, key to city stolen from hotel room after ESPYs

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a burglary at USWNT player Allie Long's hotel room Wednesday night following the ESPY awards. - Published

Alex Morgan made a perfect trophy joke after winning Best Female Athlete at ESPYS

USWNT star Alex Morgan won Best Female Athlete award and began here ESPY award with the perfect joke. - Published

U.S. women's soccer team honored with parade after World Cup win

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Cuomo signs equal pay law at USWNT parade

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Abby Wambach: USWNT's World Cup win helps 'redefine what it means to be a woman'

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"I couldn't be more proud": Megan Rapinoe speaks as New York City honors Women's World Cup champions

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NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime

Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe. - Published

The Match of their Lives

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Fans gather to celebrate USWNT World Cup title at parade: 'This is a huge deal'

Hundreds of thousands crowded the streets of lower Manhattan on a warm and sunny Wednesday morning to celebrate USWNT's second consecutive World Cup title. - Published

USWNT celebrates World Cup title with NY parade

The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York. - Published

World Cup parade live stream: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship

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USWNT parades through NYC after World Cup championship win

The world champion U.S. Women's Soccer team will celebrate coast to coast on Wednesday. New York City is hosting a ticker-tape parade to honor the team's World Cup win before the players fly to Los..
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