Soccer team facing backlash about how they celebrated World Cup win
Photo: AP Photo / Alessandra Tarantino.
June 12, 2019 12:43 PM
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team wanted to make a bold statement in their opening match - and they did.
They scored 13 goals against Thailand - a new World Cup record. In fact it was the biggest margin of victory in any World Cup game -- ever 13-0. The game beat Germany's all-time record for the most goals in a women's World Cup.
However, with all of those goals came criticism. There was a massive backlash from the public and former players, who said the team wasn't as humble as they should have been – and did a little too much celebrating as the score got higher and higher.
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Updated: June 12, 2019 12:43 PM
Created: June 12, 2019 12:23 PM
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