The US women's national team's joy is only rivaled by the exuberance of its fans

Us Women's soccer

PARIS — If the notion still lingered, five days after its record-setting rout to open the Women's World Cup, that the defending champion U.S. national team should consider the feelings of its opponents, tamp down its high-octane offense and behave a bit more graciously .... An elementary school physical-education teacher in Charlotte, Amanda Naeher 18 months ago started setting money aside from the fees she earned working soccer camps for her France travel fund, just in case Alyssa made the World Cup team.

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