Skip to comments.Women's World Cup kicks off as hosts France shoot for historic double
Posted on 06/07/2019 5:34:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Nearly one million tickets have been sold for the Womens World Cup before the start of the tournament on Friday, organisers say.
In the biggest and Fifa, footballs governing body, hopes the best Womens World Cup yet, France play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in the first of 52 games.
The host nation hopes to emulate the success of the mens team in Russia last year and make history by becoming first country to hold both World Cups at the same time. Among the 24 teams taking part, France are narrow favourites to win the tournament, just ahead of the holders, the USA.
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Gonna have to watch some of it after the fact, long hours at work ahead.
GO USA... attack, attack, attack!
Very welcome KC_Lion!
Going to be a tough game for S.Korea.
But it’s a sport and anything can happen.
At least the trannies haven’t ruined women’s soccer yet.
USA vs Thailand, yes?
Is this the team with the kneelers?
No Americans will be kneeling during the US National Anthem but no one is stopping you.
Are our girls playing today?
Maybe no kneeling, but at least 2 have already pre-emptively said they will pass on their White House visit because of Orange Man Bad derangement syndrome.
Cute, sorry I offended you.
There is a good chance that viewership will set a new record, but a lot depends on big market teams going deep into the knockout rounds. On paper, the real championship game may well come in the likely U.S.-France match in the semifinals. If the U.S. goes out early, viewship will take a hit. And France could do it. They’ve beaten the U.S. in two of the last three meetings. Neither game was a good indicator because Jill Ellis was experimenting with new players, positions and lineups, and the U.S. didn’t have it’s best team on the field. But France is flat out good and will be playing at home. I see that game as a coin flip. I just hope it doesn’t come down to penalties.
I hate autocorrect.
If you deal dont squeal.
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