With FIFA Women's World Cup™ winners Japan set to welcome USA and Brazil in a newly-created three-nation tournament, FIFA.com takes a closer look at the most memorable matches between the elite sides.
Both USA and Canada confirmed their place at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament 2012 in London after beating Costa Rica and Mexico respectively at the CONCACAF women's Olympic soccer competition.
All eyes will be on Frankfurt tomorrow as USA go in search of their third world title against final debutants Japan, who have never beaten the Americans.
Today's selection of action from Germany brought a flood of emotions from both victorious sides in Group C, with breathtaking goals and synchronised dance steps all on show on a memorable day.
USA powered their way into the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter-finals thanks to a comprehensive 3-0 win over Colombia, with Heather O'Reilly, Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd all on the scoresheet.
FIFA.com’s monthly review of the women’s game looks at USA's remarkable undefeated run coming to an end in England and new league campaigns kicking off in Sweden, England and the States.
|6||Amy LE PEILBET|
|5||Kelley O HARA|
|9||Heather O REILLY|