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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story

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  • Posted August 30, 2010

    A Journey Through Time

    I began following the U.S. Women's Soccer Team in 2008, shortly before they would go to the Beijing Olympics and win Gold. From that point on, I became a die-hard fan of the team and its players. I had only heard of the team's previous successes, and in the hopes of learning more, I got this book. As soon as I started reading it, I was hooked. The author gives the reader an inside look at the team through all of its glory, and even its most difficult and heart-breaking moments. This book takes you on a journey with the US Women's Soccer Team, from the program's inception in 1985, through to its 2008 Olympics triumph. But its not all just cold hard facts. Clemente A. Lisi takes you through all of the issues the team has had to deal with throughout its history. At the end of the book, you feel like you have experienced the entire journey of the team; felt its happiness, and its heartbreak. Not only does the author give you a look at the team as a whole, but he also gives tons of information on players and coaches, often times incorporating quotes from many of them, giving the book a personal feel to it. Instead of it being a boring, plain, and strictly factual book recounting the teams history, its told as a story, giving you an inside look at the team, while chronicling its successes and hardships. As an added bonus, there is an entire back section chock full of facts, listing every game the USA has played accompanied by the scores, along with the Team's All-Time leaders in categories ranging from Goals to CAPS. I highly recommend this book to any die-hard fan of the U.S Women's Soccer Team. And even if you aren't a fan, I guarantee that you will become one after you read about this inspirational team who achieved success through a history of ups and downs.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2012

    Alex morgan

    Is alex mirgan in this book

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    alex and abby?

    I HOPE Solo will make a save

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2012

    Abby wambach?

    Is there anything about abby wambach?

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2012

    H Woo hoo

    Hope Solo!!!!!!!

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 15, 2011

    mia hamm

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    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2014

    The Team

    I read this book and loved it.
    Yes, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, and Hope Solo are in it

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