Germany chases history in Women's World Cup final

September 29, 2007
By Associated Press
SHANGHAI, China -- No women's team has been able to successfully defend a World Cup or Olympic title. Never has a team looked as likely to do so as Germany.

Its test comes Sunday against Brazil in the final of the Women's World Cup.

From the time it won its opening game 11-0, Germany was stamped as the team to beat. It enters the final as the highest-scoring team and has gone 529 minutes without allowing a World Cup goal.

"It would be absolutely special ...

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