U.S. stars to bow out after 2003 Cup

September 13, 2003
By Barry Wilner
When it all began in the 1980s, they were bright-eyed teenagers eager to make an impression on the few people interested in women's soccer. Maybe, if they were lucky, they might win a championship along the way.

As they prepare for next weekend's opening of their fourth World Cup, thirtysomethings Julie Foudy, Mia Hamm, Joy Fawcett and Kristine Lilly are the old women of the game. And among the most successful American athletes ever.

They have played in all 18 Women's ...

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