AMERICAN WOMENS' FOOTBALL TEAM - United Stades / Football
Women's football only made its appearance at the Atlanta Olympic games in '96. In Sanford Stadium in Athens, the American women made it their duty to win the first Olympic title. They beat the Chinese women in the final, showing that women's football can be attractive and spectacular.Their success wasn't down to luck, but was the fruit of patient preparation. During the women's World Cup, the American team again reached the final, once again against the Chinese, and were victorious once more. They reached the final again in Sydney in 2000, but where beaten by the Norwegians, who now look like dominating the world stage.