The Iconic Goal

There are rare moments in sports history when you realize you are witnessing sports history. Moments when an athlete and their team become legendary.

And 21 years ago today, Brandi Chastain and the United States Women’s National Team reached icon status.

Friday marks the anniversary of Brandi Chastain converting the winning penalty kick against China to deliver the United States Women National Team their second World Cup title, providing the sports world with one of the most unforgettable celebratory images it had ever seen.

On a Women’s National Team that featured Mia Hamm, the greatest goal scorer in international women’s soccer
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