Hope Solo, Ali Krieger and Abby Wambach could barely contain their joy after USA's quarter-final victory over Brazil on Sunday. FIFA.com caught up with the victorious trio.
USA advanced into the semi-finals of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup by edging past fellow heavyweights Brazil on penalties in a drama-charged encounter in Dresden.
Ali Krieger, the USA defender who plays her club football in Frankfurt, chats to FIFA.com about Germany’s strengths, what she has learned from playing alongside their stars, and the Americans’ FIFA Women’s World Cup hopes.
The words of the popular football anthem 'Football's coming home' will ring true for many of the Germany-based players at this year's FIFA Women's World Cup.
FIFA.com previews the play-off for the last remaining place at Germany 2011, which pits Italy against global superpowers USA.
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