The defending champions got a place in next summer’s tournament after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. Maybe one hour after the US Women’s Soccer Team beat Jamaica 6-0 on Sunday at the Toyota Stadium to qualify for the World Cup in 2019, some Megan Rapinoe gave a phone.
She turned her camcorder over herself and began to jump while she sang: “We’re going to France! We’re going to France!” Rapinoe, the veteran from the United States, pogo-sticked over to teammate Alex Morgan, who spoke to a cluster of journalists. Morgan did not miss a blow to the camera and added a “what?” Between each rapinoe shout of: “We are going to France!” The scene served as a European tour announcement to artists at the top of their game. The celebration happened spontaneously, so much of the American women’s attack seems to be, but it took years to create.
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