Despite months having passed since the US Women's Soccer Team dominated and won the 2019 World Cup, fans across the world are still rejoicing in the kick-ass victory. What started for us in France at the opening match on June 11, the women of America were pit against Thailand, and utterly crushed them with a final score of 13-0. It was then that viewers, fans, and everyone else in the world witnessed the strength, talent, and determination that the US was bringing to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Not to mention, it was during this game; led by Carli Lloyd, Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, and Carli Lloyd (who you might remember from one of the most memorable Women's World Cup moments of all time; where the first of many world records were broken. From most goals scored in a single game to having the most World Cup Series won, every game brought us a moment to remember.
So, why not recap? Here are the most recognizable records broken by the US Women's Soccer Team from the opening of the tournament to the final match.
There is always a lot of debate surrounding sport. None more than the most popular sport in the world, soccer. The most common debates involve questions like: who arethe best players in the world? Who are the fastest players in the world? What are the best teams in the world? One aspect that is not up for debate however, is the richest members of the soccer world. That is in black and white. Each player takes home a sum of money from their team, sponsors, endorsements, etc. Some of these players are more fortunate than others and earn enough to be considered the richest female soccer players in the world.
The meaning of the term "crazy" has loosened a bit in recent years, especially when it comes to sports. The same could be said for a lot of words that have been repackaged by the world of athletics. Think about it, sports have rebranded: sick, nasty, filthy, and even disgusting, to refer to players or plays that are tremendous or incredible.
They might be better known for their saves and long passes, but goalkeepers like those presented below are some of the most talented, if not vilified in the sport. Not every name may be of historical stature, but they have certainly attained greatness by way of making some of the most tantalizing goalkeeper goals in history. You may not have heard of a single one of these extraordinary keepers, but that's not to say they're any less good.
These are the top ten greatest England players of all-time to grace the national team with their incredible leadership, athleticism, and stardom.
We wouldn't readily look up to the oldest athlete on the team, but they are easily the best role models we may ever get a chance to meet off the pitch, field, or court—wherever your athletics may reside. As for football, or more commonly referred to as soccer, history seamlessly weaves into the fabric of the sport itself, more so than most (besides maybe baseball). This entails that footballers, the players who sidestep and dribble across the pitch in protection of the soccer ball, have somewhat of an airy freedom for their preferred stay within the MLS. From across the ages, the men listed as follows have been as much portraying the value of the sport itself as they have been protecting it.
Soccer has a long and storied history, and with that history comes some of the most spectacular moments in sport. With the main objective of the sport being to put the ball in the back of the net, it's no surprise that some of these spectacular moments come in the form of jaw-dropping goals.
Every athlete's dream is to play their sport to their best ability and to make history while doing so. These goalies have successfully left their mark on the sport. What makes the greatest goalkeepers of all time so impressive? Portraying qualities of leadership, concentration, pace, and bravery. These athletes will forever be remembered as the most successful players in their position. Did your favorite make it to the list?
It's not easy to score in soccer, let alone one of the most prominent sports championships on the planet. While teams in the NFL's Super Bowl may get off somewhere between one and five touchdowns, a goal in FIFA's World Cup is like catching sight of an anomaly. And don't try to compare it to the 2017 World Series, either. Next to the difficulty of hitting a baseball out of the park, scoring a goal in soccer is the second most difficult task to preform. That's right, in all of sports. This can be backed by sound evidence produced by an astrophysicist and recorded in an NPR article, which was published last June.
La Liga is the Spanish top flight league, and one of the most competitive leagues in all of the world. Founded back in 1929, La Liga is one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the world. Over the years they have never been short on superstar players, but who are the best La Liga players of all time? Every player on this list is one of the best players in the history of the sport, regardless of league.
Though soccer might not be as glorified as football is in the United States, you will be shocked by the amount of money these athletes bring in each year. It is the most popular sport worldwide! Some of the richest soccer players of 2017 will come as no surprise to fans. Can you guess which of these ranks as the wealthiest?
This isn't the NFL Quarterly Awards; this is FIFA we're talking about; the original football. La Liga's FC Barcelona, otherwise called 'Barca' by most diehard fans, tends to play a variety of different types of on-pitch fieldwork. They've been known to utilize and advance the quickest players in the game over the years, and their program has evolved into a global image with various suitors at the helm. For instance, the modern foot-king for the team is Lionel Messi, an Argentinian forward who is as stoic as he is a God at finesse on the pitch. He can not only play the most advanced defensive posts, but he can also attack with the force of a shotgun, his goals tearing goalies apart each and every try.