1999 Women's World Cup anniversary

WPS stars reminisce about the impact of the 1999 World Cup

July 10, 2009
By Jacqueline Purdy
The 1999 Women's World Cup will always be remembered -- and rightfully so -- for the most iconic moment in the history of women's sports: Brandi Chastain's winning penalty kick for the U.S. and ensuing celebration, in front of 90,185 fans at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

But America was already swept up in the tournament before the penalty kick. President Bill Clinton attended the United States' quarterfinal win over Germany in Washington, D.C., as well as the final at the Rose Bowl. ...

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