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Remembering The Most Epic U.S. Women's World Cup Moments

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Not only did she have the most epic hair on the squad, she paved the way with two goals in the 2-1 victory over Norway.

Akers was the lead scorer during the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup in China (which, at the time was actually called the Women's World Championship for the M&M's Cup).

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In the closing minutes of a match against Denmark, U.S. goalkeeper Briana Scurry was ejected on a red card. Mia Hamm stepped up as keeper — becoming the first non-goalkeeper to ever play during a World Cup.

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It wasn't a do-or-die situation, but that is one beautiful goal.

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When China's Fan Yunjie got the ball past goalkeeper Briana Scurry it seemed like it was all over. That is, until Lilly saved the day with this calm header:

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"As soon as I hit the ball, I knew I hit it well," Chastain remembers:

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"It was an amazing feeling to just know where the ball was going to be," remembers Scurry.

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Not only was it a stunner of a shot, but who else could pull this off?

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Down by one against Brazil in the quarterfinal, team USA had only stoppage time left. Rapinoe sailed the perfect volley to connect with Wambach's head — saving the U.S. to go on and win in a 5-3 PK shootout.

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