The United States Womens’ National Soccer Team (USWNT) will not be taking home the gold in Tokyo.
In an upset, Canada took down the American women for the first time since 2001 by a score of 1-0.
A second-half penalty proved to be the difference for Canada.
It’s no secret that Megan Rapinoe and co. hates Donald Trump and his voters, which is resulting in a mixed reception from Americans.
Some felt compelled to root for our women because they represent the greatest country in the world. It was more difficult for others, knowing that the players on the field refer to Trump voters as bigots and sexists.
Despite having been on a 44-game unbeaten streak, Rapinoe and the rest of the team were pushed out of another tournament without a sniff at the gold medal. They were defeated by Sweden in the quarterfinal at the 2016 games.
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