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The National Team: How the US Women’s Soccer Team Dreamed Big, Defied the Odds, and Changed the Game

The National Team: How the US Women’s Soccer Team Dreamed Big, Defied the Odds, and Changed the Game By Caitlin Murray The National Team How the US Women s Soccer Team Dreamed Big Defied the Odds and Changed the Game The success of the US Women s National Soccer Team is undebatable They ve won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals they ve set record TV ratings drawn massive crowds and earned huge revenu

  • Title: The National Team: How the US Women’s Soccer Team Dreamed Big, Defied the Odds, and Changed the Game
  • Author: Caitlin Murray
  • ISBN: 1419734490
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The National Team: How the US Women’s Soccer Team Dreamed Big, Defied the Odds, and Changed the Game By Caitlin Murray The success of the US Women s National Soccer Team is undebatable They ve won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, they ve set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, and earned huge revenues for US Soccer But despite their obvious dominance, and their roster of superstar players, they ve endured striking inequality low pay, poor playing conditions, and limit The success of the US Women s National Soccer Team is undebatable They ve won three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, they ve set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, and earned huge revenues for US Soccer But despite their obvious dominance, and their roster of superstar players, they ve endured striking inequality low pay, poor playing conditions, and limited opportunities to play in professional leagues The National Team, from leading soccer journalist Caitlin Murray, tells the history of the USWNT from their formation in the 1980s to the run up to the 2019 World Cup, chronicling both their athletic triumphs and less visible challenges off the pitch In the wake of their 2015 World Cup victory, the athletes pushed back publicly against the unequal treatment they d received from FIFA and US Soccer and negotiated a landmark collective bargaining agreement on their own Murray also tells of the rise and fall of professional leagues in the US, including the burgeoning National Women s Soccer League, an essential part of the women s game A story of endurance and determination, The National Team is a complete portrait of a beloved and admired team Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 272 pages Expected publication April 2nd 2019 by
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    1. Rachel on said:

      Original review posted on my blog From Ink to PaperI received this book as an ARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.I have played soccer since I was in first grade and still play on a recreational league today I remember going to see Mia Hamm play and how amazing it was to watch the team When I saw this book I jumped right on the chance to read it to read what it took for women to make it soccer.This book was full of information about how the National Team was formed to how it Orig [...]

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