If You Didn’t Love Team USA Before, You’re Bound to After This

If You Didn’t Love Team USA Before| You’re Bound to After This

If you’re not watching the Women’s World Cup| here’s what you’ve missed: Team USA’s electrifying performances against some of the top teams in the world| including a 23 Team USA Photos That Will Get You Excited For the Women’s World Cup Finals

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    Julie Johnston on playing alongside her role models: “The best part about it is that the 22 people that are all next to me are all on the same page| and those are the ones that I’m playing for. I’m going to do 100 percent of what they’re going to ask me to do| and that’s just going to make me feel more confident on the field.””

    Morgan Brian on being the youngest player (at 22) on the team: “”The experience that [the older players] bring to the table is a lot different. They teach us how to play like a professional. A lot of it is off the field; you watch how players deal with their bodies off the field and how they mentally prepare for games. That’s cool to watch.””

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    Lauren Holiday on being at her second World Cup and mentoring younger teammates: “”I remember how nervous I was going to Germany [for the 2011 World Cup] and just how wide-eyed I was| and now it’s just cool to recognize other players like that and just encourage them and say| ‘Hey| that’s OK. That’s the best part u2014 you’re going into this excited and nervous and [experiencing] all those emotions.'””

    Meghan Klingenberg on her confidence about her teammates: “”I don’t think we need surprises to win. If we play the way that we know that we can| then we should create quality chances and put in good performances| and if we do that| we’ll be able to win games.””