FILE - In this May 17, 2015, file photo, United States’ Sydney Leroux dribbles the ball during a soccer friendly match against Mexico? in Carson, Calif. Leroux is a native of British Columbia and even played in the Canadian national team system. But at 15, and holding dual citizenship, she decided to move south in hopes of grabbing the attention of U.S. Soccer. Now Leroux is preparing to represent the United States in the Women's World Cup, in her native Canada. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

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Meghan Klingenberg, left, Christen Press, center, and U.S. coach Jill Ellis speak at a news conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on Thursday, June 11, 2015, in advance of the U.S. soccer team’s match against Sweden at the Women’s World Cup. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson).

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The U.S. national soccer team practices in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, the day after the team defeated Australia 3-1 to open the Women’s World Cup in Canada. The second-ranked United States team faces No. 5 Sweden in their next match on Friday. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson)

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United States' Megan Rapinoe, center,, Abby Wambach (20) and Meghan Klingenberg (22) celebrate Rapinoe's goal against Australia during a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, June 8, 2015. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Photos: US Women’s World Cup

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