This is a video from the USA-Brazil women’s soccer final match of the Beijing Olympics.
Today, two days before the official opening of the Beijing Olympic games, the race for gold, silver, and bronze medals already started.
It started with the football tournament, which had to start early because of the many matches.
Tomorrow, the men’s football will start.
Today, the women’s football started. Ex world champion Germany did not manage to win from Brazil: 0-0.
Reigning world champion USA played against Norway in their first match. Norway scored two goals. In the second half, the US team tried to equalize, but did not have real chances for that. Their goalkeeper prevented Norway from scoring more goals. So, a 2-0 Norwegian victory.
Opinion: Intense interest in Women’s World Cup proves there is a market for women’s sports beyond magazine spreads: here.