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What They're Saying
July 16th, 2011 3:43AM

TAGS:  japan, women's world cup


“They’re playing for something bigger and better than the game. When you’re playing with so much emotion, that’s hard to play against.”

-- U.S. goalie Hope Solo, acknowledging that Japan, the USA's opponent in Sunday's Women's World Cup final, is the sentimental favorite, lifting the country in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan’s northeastern coast on March 11. (New York Times)

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