American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Dozens of elite women's soccer players have ended their fight against the use of turf at this summer's Women's World Cup. The plaintiffs included Abby Wambach, seen here in a 2013 US Women's National Team game. Jamie Sabau/Getty Images hide caption

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Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach a goal during the FIFA Womens's World Cup Final between the United States of America and Japan. Thorsten Wagner/Getty Images hide caption

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Power In Reserve: Strikers Alex Morgan (second from left) and Lauren Cheney have added firepower to the U.S. lineup, while midfielder Megan Rapinoe has adjusted to coming in off the bench to energize the American attack — and set up goals for Abby Wambach. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abby Wambach scores the second U.S. goal against France during their FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 semifinal match. The Americans won, 3-1. Martin Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. forward Abby Wambach heads in the equalizer past Brazil's defender Daiane and goalkeeper Andreia Sunday in Dresden. Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Good Luck Charm? The U.S. women's team is undefeated when wearing all black since the uniforms were introduced on May 14. In that game against Japan, Ali Krieger battled for control of the ball. Jamie Sabau/Getty Images hide caption

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Soccer fans attend the women's World Cup opener between Germany and Canada. In Germany, the game drew a TV audience of more than 18 million, or a quarter of the country's population — better stats than some men's matches garner. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abby Wambach of the United States battles against North Korea's Ri Un Hyang during the group C match between the United States and North Korea at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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