A Roman holiday

December 15, 2007
By Lindsey Dolich
When in Rome ... don't play futbol. For 10 days in early November, forwards Heather O'Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley and midfielder Leslie Osborne relinquished their U.S. women's national team jerseys for Roma's maroon and orange kit. But don't think the trio will become devoted to fandom anytime soon -- they would rather stick to the pitch.

After coaching decisions left the U.S. women polarized following a third-place finish in China, a Roman holiday was in order. Michelangelo's statue ...

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