Friday, April 29, 2011

2004 - US Women's National Team

2004.11.03 Us Women's National Team v. Denmark...
In another storybook ending for the US team, Mia Hamm scored her 158th international career goal in the 91st minute as the US National team tied Denmark 1-1, sending 18,885 fans in Giants Stadium into euphoria.

Denmark, the 9th ranked team in the world, would put the US behind early in the game. Merete Pederson beat Brandi Chastain to the ball on the right flank and calmly hit a chip over the on-rushing Briana Scurry into the empty net in the 8th minute.

The US never let down and the crowd stayed behind their team the whole time. When Hamm scored the stadium erupted into screams, from the mostly young female fans...

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