After fighting their way into the final with five victories, which included a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Germany in the quarterfinals and a nail-biting 2-0 victory over Brazil in the semifinals, the U.S. battled China for a grueling 120 minutes before pulling out a breathtaking 5-4 penalty kick victory in the finals in front of a sell-out crowd of 90,125 fans at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on July 10.

Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd, and seven other 2019 World Cup players — Mal Pugh, Morgan Brian, Adrianna Franch, Ashlyn Harris, Allie Long, Jess McDonald, and Ali Krieger — did not make the latest roster.

The 16 national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 20 players, including at least two goalkeepers. Become a Soccer America Pro member today to get complete website access to all articles and all discussions and receive all of Soccer America’s newsletters for just 99¢.

Here is the U.S. roster for Women's World Cup '99: No. The U.S. captured its second Women’s World Cup Championship while thrilling a nation and becoming the story of the year. That save would lead to goalkeeper Briana Scurry and defender Brandi Chastain becoming heroes during the penalty kick tiebreaker. Below are the rosters for the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup tournament in the United States.

Briana Scurry, the 1999 team's goalkeeper, was a pillar of the USWNT until her retirement in 2010. The team played in front of packed houses across the country, beginning with a crowd of 78,000-plus at Giants Stadium cheering the team to a 3-0 tournament opening victory over Denmark. Scurry leaped off her line to save China’s third shot, allowing Chastain to slam home the game-winning penalty kick goal. Password During that time, she helped the team bring home a silver medal in the 2000 Olympics, a bronze medal in the 2003 Women's World Cup, and a gold medal in the 2004 Olympics — while also playing professionally for the Women's United Soccer Association's (WUSA) Atlanta Beat, (There have been …

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USA, who had won the first tournament in 1991, made it out of the first round on top of Group A, but it was not until the 3-2 quarter-final victory over Germany that Lilly believed they had a real shot at lifting the trophy again.

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Below are the rosters for the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup tournament in the United States.

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Forgot? The victory set a tone for the entire tournament. With the championship, the U.S. became the first nation to win the Women’s World Cup on its home soil.

Forgot or need to establish your password? This premium subscription level includes Soccer America Daily, Soccer on TV, Soccer Talk, the Game Report and Soccer America Confidential. "Obviously, our goal was to win the World Cup and I think we knew we could do it if we played well and played together as a team and everyone did their job," Lilly said. Please try again.

The roster features four players born after the conclusion of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup. For the first time, the tournament was expanded to 16 teams and was staged in huge stadiums across the host country, raising expectations for attendance, media coverage and television audiences; expectations which were reached, surpassed and then crushed.

Only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament. "We played Germany and we scored a goal and the…

Head coach Vlatko Andonovski's roster for the USWNT's upcoming match against the Netherlands was published Tuesday.

The USWNT has yet to cap a player born after that historic tournament or a player born in the aughts.

The tournament was the most successful FIFA Women's World Cup in terms of attendance, television ratings, and public interest. Only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament. ©2020 Soccer America. It was hosted as well as won by the United States and took place from 19 June to 10 July 1999 at eight venues across the country.

Name Pos. The 16 national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 20 players, including at least two goalkeepers.

The roster features four players born after the conclusion of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The final Women’s World Cup of the century launched the beginning a new era of success for women’s soccer. After a scoreless 90 minutes of regulation, China appeared to get the winner in the first 15-minutes of sudden-death overtime, but midfielder Kristine Lilly jumped high to head a shot clear of the goal. By entering your email address, you agree to receive Soccer America Today newsletter and other email messages from Soccer America.

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