1999: Brandi Chastain Scores Goal to Beat China
On July 10, 1999 Brandi Chastain scored the fifth and final goal in a penalty shootout to lead the U.S. to victory over China. Her famous celebration made the moment on of the most iconic in sports history.
2010: Kelly Smith Becomes Record Goalscorer
Kelly Smith scores her 41st goal representing England as they play against Switzerland. No one has scored more goals for their country than Smith.
2007: Germany Beats Brazil in the Final
While Brazil had 17 goals total on the way to the final, Germany had not given up a single goal. On September 30, 2007 Germany prevailed, holding onto their perfect defensive run, winning the game 2-0 and becoming the first team to win back-to-back Women's World Cups.
2011: Team USA Beats Brazil in Quarterfinal
The U.S. and Brazil were locked in a 2-2 standoff in the quaterfinals on July 10, 2011. Abby Wambach scored a late game equalizer to push the game to a penalty shootout. Hope Solo followed suit by making two diving saves to bring victory for the U.S.