Do you support the US Women’s National Soccer Team? Are you a fan of soccer? As of May 2015, over 24.4 million people play soccer in the United States. In 2017, Gallup reported that soccer was the third-most watched team sport in the U.S., behind only basketball and American football. Globally Soccer is by far the most popular sport with over 4 Billion Fans. Association football, or soccer, is the most popular sport in the world. The US beat the Netherlands in the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, July 7th, 2-0, following a month-long tournament that attracted more attention to the sport — and to social issues surrounding the women’s league — than ever before.
The 2019 US Women’s National Soccer Team is lead by big personalities including activist athlete and US team captain Megan Rapinoe, who has been vocal on many issues including demanding equal pay for women athletes with their male counterparts. Rapinoe also traded some verbal jabs with President Donald Trump regarding whether or not Team USA would visit the White House when they won. Rapinoe a capable athlete backed up her talk in the finals scoring her sixth goal of the Cup, tying her with teammate Alex Morgan for most goals in the tournament. So what do you think? Do you support the US Women’s National Soccer Team? We want to hear all about your feelings.