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And why wouldn't she tears of joy Christie -- phones in studio if you watch you -- to -- -- -- stacked on.
You see her -- that she's in fantastic Olympic like shape why not.
She has another gold medal three of the four -- she competed in walked away with gold -- we just heard Christie.
Was with time or very few of late thirty seconds left in regulation it was -- -- overtime.
In overtime against Canada UK -- game one that made -- -- break.
Yes that was a very exciting game Canada went up a goal we countered got a goal -- like back and forth and then overtime Alex.
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Trying to put everything in -- all balls are sent forward to you know have their rallying Jersey -- came -- Had a great cross first touched cross and Alex is finished it so it was nice to didn't have to -- and.
In the you have an amazing collection of up and coming established stores.
You know I was thinking about this are you the only one to bridge from the 99 years from the 100000.
At the Rose Bowl with me and -- that he Kristi -- -- on the last player.
Standing here today from photos -- -- nine yes so and you used to you the most capped player the most appeared -- -- Now Kristine -- got the most -- by how many.
She's got analysts think a 1075200.
I oh she's got -- -- more I mean yeah I am at like 250.
Something T sixty that is a lot crazy nuts from this from this girl who was went to college if -- be among them local college -- College.
And you were a two sports -- there.
Correct who grabs you and said you could be in the nation in the -- I got very lucky I was on a basketball scholarship playing basketball.
I was in the middle that -- offseason and.
Tony did she -- -- time as national coach and his best friend coach at central Connecticut so -- mama does planes and took etiquette.
Tony came to the games that your -- -- you know buddy and there it was planned and I got in ninth national team as January that what did you do in the game.
Just scored your goal they -- an area.
Mama -- is running around you know and -- even though Tony should go as the time but I didn't really know about the national scene wasn't televised mean -- just.
-- -- Goldman on 96000.
Buy into that next campaign 97 CO invited and the next camp with still to come people -- known me hand and Julie yes.
Got to know these names.
But it wasn't really until 99 when you guys -- on the cover of time magazine Sports Illustrated.
That's when people say it's in women's soccer.
This is amazing how much in there he cares to -- you is made I think from my first camp 97.
The next year talk about the raw copper mine what is the World Cup with -- -- hype about training and getting ready you know especially small stadiums -- nine and then.
Started crying and opening games in Giants Stadium never expected to be.
You know packed -- in 90000 plus the Roosevelt that final on -- against China against China there is a revenge game again ninety get them back and you wouldn't penalty -- that you Brandi Chastain at the famous -- -- -- so that the so that happens and in between.
-- unable you have won a World Cup -- correct correct.
-- I -- sort of rub that in now through.
-- last I -- you know I was I was an unbelievably thrilling tournament absolutely.
As lenient on your home soil to have -- -- and I support and.
To -- -- game like that Pekingese is now in front of that many fans and you know just you know started off you know one Professional -- the WPS.
You know that was amazing you know force in that folder and another and so it's just soccer is is growing.
But you know we do have some you know moments where were still fighting so.
Trying negated add to that next level right -- it is in an -- as much as people start talking people need friction.
And I thought that Hope Solo -- who was unbelievable spaces that final then there's no god could have made -- see them -- her she really saved the -- the votes twice in particular -- final against Japan.
But she also brings controversy moon and as a captain of the team.
When she tweets out something negative operating Justine and other performers.
Former teammate who's a broadcaster.
Would you roll.
My girls to you know a valuing the situation seeing you know what she's -- in the first sweet -- she -- cross site.
You get there's buzz seeing the game -- we hear about accommodating good bad.
And you do now we get it -- -- think you know family friends tellers like you know how was -- You know virtually you know the message we got back was that she kind of -- -- one of the defenders and caught happening -- -- use a bad defender.
So in the first -- in reality is that the case now you know she -- the verdict was different.
But you know when she treated out and you know.
And -- was behind that you're sticking up for your teammate.
Let's hear that lets us.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- When the ball and then keep possession and that's something that Richard Miller actually.
He can improve -- in this time.
Yeah it's pretty much any of sorry for the interruptions on that but that's that this comedy and it's counted then don't you have to do that.
He actually I mean I think there's more that he wasn't really him so much about the comment as more of the history of you know how she's -- -- anger at the Olympics.
You're you know role models always give that are coming out you know although the -- -- she wanted to little bit more as encouraging positive not.
Editing film liar commenting but would hope salute comes out and written tweets as in -- of these -- -- essentially saying she's plan which is that game anymore.
-- -- -- Well I mean -- to be just the beginning I was very disappointed in the way brand -- is commenting and knowing what it feels like to be there as a player.
But taking -- -- side as well as she has to.
You know make the tough comments -- that the harsh comments and I to be honestly never listened to accommodating politically it -- you can -- hope for becoming the story.
No -- I distraction yes you know -- in the beginning.
First she treats wasn't very disappointed with the following couple tweets discipline event because they said essentially is an MR attacked -- personally anyone acute it was in the team you know expressing an Olympic event my daddy you know you want.
-- bubble to be your bubble and not any distractions command wasn't distracting yes did it -- it over quickly because I'm a person that and the -- -- -- you got.
Now right away if anything lingers it gets worse or seventeen so you know we discussed -- and moved on from that point.
Now this is we have John do you also had -- John.
John is two run in the semis forced you have 2007.
This is 2007 this is Hope Solo after she's had a great tournament but -- she's replaced by Rihanna -- in the semifinals.
Semifinal in the semifinals against you now so as I covers sports for the longest time.
And you never get -- candidates really Derek Jeter people say while you have Derek Jeter has he ever said anything controversial or interest in its Hughes got a big.
But if you go to certain people like Reggie Jackson you -- comments he got to Hope -- it's very rare -- -- somebody.
Express openly that disappointed that normally you get all our groups who -- race.
It was the right decision and I think anybody that has anything about -- has that.
And there's no doubt in my mind I would -- -- it's been.
He lost by three goals I threw for a period of Florida.
Instead she would have made saves.
And we had a story good one goal is so World Cup's yes I mean.
-- had such an amazing career and she won two gold medals World Cup in and she's got a lot of he now.
Definitely a lot of medals under her belt and you know she is an amazing keeper and she was back then and I think both of them.
Have been world class Saturday.
But -- -- four goals maybe should've gotten one of them you know you never now but.
It's tough when you get bands you know in the -- as a whole yet.
Yeah I think I think she was still there -- used to you know -- is still there.
Just not a part of the team while.
And -- you're the captain -- island you weren't getting good that -- -- leadership role started coming out because I was like I said it in did it.
What are we gonna do about it and try to move on.
But it's amazing that you still get that have a controversy in in dual threat -- noticing is you know.
Use -- you get and she definitely speaks her emotions she's very passionate about how she feels and she's gonna command -- to be honest you know honest approach.
I wanna talk about you you just -- the the bell on the stock exchange because without you -- in the though they would never been out there.
That spending all that money and you know street today it was a good day.
And also you have he also went and talked -- little -- images.
-- -- and -- and we're going to have to this and also what is what is it like.
Being a role model to all these kids -- -- -- -- the cap to the women's national soccer team who just won gold again for World Cup's.
Four Olympics she is a lot to say back in a moment to -- -- -- Hey we're back -- friends Chris he ran opponents here -- -- in the women's national soccer team.
Reign of the bell on the stock exchange for the real highlight was playing soccer 6:45 in the morning with their family there.
Secrecy -- be remiss if I didn't bring up would another thing that makes unique -- -- Being intrinsic going from the media Handley era.
To the -- one back -- you bridge did you Christy Pearce at the time.
But Jerusalem he took to tell you to -- -- -- soon to be -- -- What -- have been like for Riley now is seven correct correct what has it been like to have a child them when you come back.
And then you bring that child in a -- with the.
It's been under the of -- you know to.
-- to have two children travel in this tough young child is tough but.
To have that experience and have them be so independent be on the road communicating with children from.
In -- China Japan.
You know -- that interaction and -- independence that they have and just to -- mom you know.
Train everyday -- got go to the games kind of take it all and have seventeen amazing role models as you know answers he called them it's it's been unbelievable experience for them but as a mom the.
I might be doing that to I think is a lot of them like I'll never.
Be able to be a mom and play -- you get no rest you -- naps but in the end like the balance has been great for me I enjoy playing soccer more now than I did before life.
So don't announce what small stuff I had a bad practice -- I come home and I have another job to do you know so idol.
You know the tactics of the game and how I'm playing you know where -- fit into the team -- just you just give you can.
And the -- so you know decide that point -- -- has these great guy.
Seems to me yet as -- yeah -- and I I trust your judgment how does he handle having a wife whose -- -- -- got gold medals everywhere.
How do you -- -- he's been actually amazing he's taken a backseat to -- my career.
You -- to travel.
And you know he stays that the kids.
You know most of the time -- you know -- -- rally is going to first grade and he stays home for on the -- more than three weeks he comes.
In his finger because I -- wouldn't be able to do this and travel over two and thirty days on the road if we both have full time jobs.
-- woodwork who never -- each had an -- they split so we decided you know if we're gonna go for written have this type of career.
Do you take a vaccine and kinda enjoy the -- And I remember reading hopes those book men and basically she was through -- been doing publicity and I had a horrible upbringing that soccer.
Wise it's amazing that people -- by this time.
The world would catch up to the American -- -- because we were at light years ahead everybody -- be like the -- they'll still weren't they haven't done.
What who how was the 99 to me and -- -- here which you played him like and dislike this year what was changed about the game.
Good -- change them more attack.
More and you know that's a soccer players and more.
Athletes you know I think we're getting more did you have at least in the ninth asked -- ending their memories are killers did -- you know like take out Morgan you know she's.
Very athletic you know played multiple sports in high school.
But has been so sophisticated -- -- soccer and you know we have trainers now and -- -- you know girls -- more technical because they have.
You know back in -- day you know.
They can only go as far as you know the person would be -- -- you know.
And you know Michelle Akers Mia Hamm Kristine Lilly -- back in a -- -- -- all.
Absolutely amazing sideways and I do think they can play right now.
You know if you put them in -- -- one media in this environment.
They definitely excel the do you get a lot of questions from today's players today's national T rumors from those days.
Today's about in the hands in the -- over -- who's also captain back then.
You get a lot of questions about how their like and how they are not alike from yes fellow players everybody wants to compare India we have -- you know teachings are successful.
Yeah how to -- -- compared to me Hammond.
You know and I think they're very similar you know they both have that -- be called the USC mentality and that's what I learned from.
The past you know me and Carla they you know they showed -- -- to fight through the tough times the fitness the grind you know the travel.
You know and that's what I'm trying to teach younger generation because they're -- in -- more.
Sophisticated technical and you know we're trying to bridge you know that mentality of you know what you saw on the -- to -- you fight for everything you know to be on top and when you get a little taste and it meant you know that's.
You know where you know I think they're trying to learn right -- -- get the you get the gold -- this time but Joseph said World Cup trophies before.
Both playing for your nation Euro was -- the country.
What's the difference.
I -- growing and growing -- -- do about it being -- Olympian here in America so I think for me that.
Has been the pinnacle he's you know you can come home and and celebrate that gold medal and accomplishments and everybody understands it.
This past World -- was.
Really amazing to -- I think everybody back home really grasp the soccer tournament is a World Cup is just.
Eyes are all on soccer so I think you know this next generation I think there goal.
In the end would be doing a World Cup right you know and we haven't since 1999 which you know has been was an amazing accomplishment.
In here in the states from so many fans and I think that's the last piece of the puzzle for.
You know I Hope Solo and heavy -- you know team to win a World Cup right.
And they have also -- like yourself as -- household -- -- do you feel pressure.
It's almost get your names out there because there is no pro -- And those kids that there's so many who -- women playing college it's a great opportunity to get a scholarship to college at every level do you feel pressure to stay out there.
Absolutely I think it's part of our.
Our duty you know eyes -- a -- played a good role model and to get that message out there to continue to grow soccer in America.
-- we talk about other countries catching up yes -- in Japan is an exceptional team you know it does so much respect and.
You wanna make sure that we're gonna we need to do any use to make sure that we do stand -- would eat any of Brazil Japan Canada's emerging.
Sources out there who -- is out there -- Germany who didn't make it into an excavating qualified due to the World Cup they got knocked out early and asked her qualification.
Germany's amazing team so there and they -- -- yes.
You know -- ranked number two in the world for -- they lost to Japan.
In the corners of the recovered bumped him you Olympics which is -- -- you want the best teams in the Olympics in Germany Sweden.
Brazil who next Olympics is in Brazil and -- so I'm sure that team's gonna start putting more funds into the program and you know and try to get a man a lot of that is my.
Mean you know it seems like these these these two whole world invented soccer and they know so what were sort of lose in -- America does.
With some were reluctant to embrace the women's game it's something the men do what does that still out there.
Still he asked -- are still trying to prove that we can play soccer -- -- and it's.
I Elizabeth -- -- -- you -- -- -- -- around the world I think that they were slow to do this but it -- -- in the ninety's and 2011.
The media worldwide at that tournament was unbelievable what Japan did and when every -- Japan -- -- these fifty.
You know representation from Japan -- -- everything's on TV so.
It's so nice to see that it is getting respected around the world and it definitely is here Christie would we had we get your sandwiches.
-- -- -- Go find a -- better location amazing I mean I grew up on that was my like gold to be.
Partnered with them you know up playing and it's been amazing to.
Number six number eleven my favorites.
And they -- our image in your name might get a discount tripled thanks so much congratulations -- tomorrow.
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