The United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT) represents the U.S. in international women’s soccer. USWNT is considered one of the most successful teams in women’s international soccer.
The United States Women’s national soccer team has medaled in every World Cup and Olympic tournament in women’s soccer since 1991. but before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The USWNT is officially governed by the United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF ( which includes the Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Association football).
The United States women’s national soccer team was selected as the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team of the Year in 1997 and 1999 also in Sports Illustrated chose the entire team was 199 Sportswomen of the Year.
United States Women’s National Soccer Team
The USWNT mostly being ranking at No.2 from 2003 to 2008 in the Women’s FIFA rankings, and from 2008 to 2014 they continuously with No. 1 Women’s FIFA ranking, and were the only team has the longest consecutive top ranking.
In 2023 Soccer World Cup going to be held in two different nations. Where top soccer women are participating in the biggest stage of the soccer world and the USA is one of them.
Since 2011, the field has doubled from 16 to 32 teams in the world cup, the number of games has gone from 32 to just double, and where once you could count the number of legitimate contenders on one hand, now you need all of your fingers and perhaps a few toes as well.
United States Current History and Information
|Team||United States Football Team|
|FIFA Current Ranking||1st (June 17, 2022)|
|Top Scorer||Abby Wambach (184)|
|Most caps||Kristine Lilly (354)|
|Nickname(s)||The Stars and Stripes|
|World Cup Appearances||8 times
Best Results- 4 times(1991, 1999, 2015, 2019)
Best Results (Gold) – 4 times (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012)
|CONCACAF & Gold Cup-||9 time
Best Results- 8 times(1991, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2014, 2018)
United States Women’s 2023 Squad | United States Women’s National Soccer Team for World Cup
The following 23 players were named to the squad for the 2022 CONCACAF W Championship and the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
|Goalkeeper||Alyssa Naeher, Casey Murphy, Aubrey Kingsbury|
|Defenders||Alana Cook, Becky Sauerbrunn (captain), Kelley O’Hara, Sofia Huerta, Naomi Girma, Emily Sonnett, Emily Fox|
|Midfielders||Danilo Pereira, Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Moutinho, Joao Mario, Otavio.|
|Forwards||Trinity Rodman, Mallory Pugh, Sophia Smith, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Margaret Purce.|
|Captain||Lindsey Horan and Alex Morgan|
FIFA Women’s World Cup
The United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT) is most successful in the World Cup they have won FIFA Women’s World Cup Four-time (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012).
2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Group Matches
Here is the full match schedule for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
|1.||United States||3-0||Vietnam||22 July 2023|
|2,||United States||1-1||Netherlands||27 July 2023|
|3.||Portugal||0-0||United States||1 Aug 2023|
|3.||Sweden||0(5)-0(4)||United States||7 Aug 2023|
2023 Women’s World Cup Round of 16 Match
Win Probability: Sweden vs US
- Sweden: 25%
- US: 46%
- Extra: 29%
|Teams||Time (UTC)||Time (ET)||Time (AEST)||Date||Location|
|Sweden vs USA||10:00||05:00||19:00||6 Aug 2023||Melbourne Rectangular Stadium|
2023 Women’s World Cup USA Roster for Round of 16 | USWNT Starting XI Cap for Round of 16
Alex Morgan (209), Dunn (134), Horan (131), Ertz (120), Naeher (93), Sullivan (47), Smith (32), Fox (31), Rodman (20), Girma (18), DeMelo (3)