Women's soccer team making history in more ways than one
Last updated 7/11/2019 at 1:03pm
I went out to dinner last week with a friend who had a hot take on the U.S. women’s soccer team’s recent World Cup win that was simultaneously hilarious and sad. After ordering our food, she looked up from her Bloody Mary and said, “It’s interesting that a country that doesn’t seem to care about women’s sports or soccer is so good at both.”
While she was joking — I think — she makes a good point. Soccer overall has seen a decline in participation among American fans in recent years, according to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, and women’s sports have histor...