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Video: USA Women's Victory

Natasha Kai's late game-winner against Iceland at the Algarve Cup in Portugal today:

By Steve Goff  |  March 6, 2009; 4:54 PM ET
Categories:  Women  
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Thank You for all the breaking news and stuff you do for us MLS fans!

sorry to hijack your post

new MLS salary numbers have come up at

Posted by: Ben7LA | March 6, 2009 5:07 PM | Report abuse

well, that was a sweet goal!

Posted by: dcufan | March 6, 2009 5:12 PM | Report abuse

Quiz: What was Iceland's #4 protesting?

A. Offside
B. The defense's ball watching
C. The distracting tattoos
D. The limits on fishing that will be imposed on Iceland when they join the EU

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | March 6, 2009 5:26 PM | Report abuse

It was a trick question. B, C, and D are all possible answers.

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | March 6, 2009 5:33 PM | Report abuse

Good quote sheet:

U.S. Midfielder/Forward Megan Rapinoe on Kai’s goal:
“Sick. So sick. Right? She brought it down, a little touch over the girl and a sick volley."

U.S. Head Coach Pia Sundhage on if she was pleased with the match:
“Yes and no. It’s great to be a winner, 1-0, on a fantastic goal by Natasha Kai coming off the bench, but the first half was crap, if I may say so.”

Posted by: OWNTF | March 6, 2009 5:37 PM | Report abuse

E. Yelling at her teammate for the weak clearance?

Pretty nice delivery from Rampone.

Posted by: OWNTF | March 6, 2009 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Wow. That's an ESPN Top 10.

Posted by: Juan-John | March 6, 2009 6:18 PM | Report abuse

Peralta's still on DCU's books?

Posted by: Juan-John | March 6, 2009 6:20 PM | Report abuse

Wow. That was an excellent goal. Good for the women; and also great quote from the coach. She's so straight forward it must be refreshing to play for her.

Posted by: hacksaw | March 6, 2009 6:54 PM | Report abuse

3 Things:

- Kai is a *beast*, and what a deft touch on the trap and after!

- Note Kai's different boots left v. right.

- Happy (not!) to see the USWNT sporting equally dull and uninspiring unis as the men. Those kits alone explain the weak first half that Pia so cleverly mentioned.

Posted by: JustinWilt | March 6, 2009 8:25 PM | Report abuse

agree on the jerseys for the US national teams. All very boring and dull. Hope they get better ones for the world cup next year.
That was a sweet goal. Nice to lift it over a defender with one foot and score with the other.

Posted by: doh1 | March 6, 2009 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Good thing they didn't wear the gold uniforms...

Posted by: sitruc | March 6, 2009 10:57 PM | Report abuse

That team just goes win after win. They are awesome.

Posted by: sbg1 | March 6, 2009 11:44 PM | Report abuse

I was hoping to hear something from Troy on the scene.

Posted by: universityandpark | March 7, 2009 9:35 AM | Report abuse

Thank you for the video link, Mr. Goff. I was hoping to see the play.

So, in Portugal, they do the "Gooooooool!" thing, too? Huh.

@I-270: Most excellent; sorry I can't rep you on this board. :-)

Posted by: StevanF | March 7, 2009 9:44 AM | Report abuse

How did I miss this last night? Thanks for the vid Goff. Awesome.

Posted by: DadRyan | March 7, 2009 10:10 AM | Report abuse

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