The Madeleine Brand Show for July 14, 2011

Women's World Cup final preview with Mike Pesca

The U.S. and Japan will face off Sunday in the Women's World Cup finals. The U.S. knocked out France 3-1, yesterday, while Japan defeated Sweden 3-1. This is the most attention paid to the American women's soccer team since 1999, when the final match was held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca joins us just before boarding a plane to Germany to catch the final game.


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