Golden 3-peat for U.S. Women's Soccer - Lloyd scores twice, lifts U.S. to third-straight Olympic gold medal in 2-1 win over Japan
Hope Solo found herself enveloped in a group hug at the final whistle. Abby Wambach ran to join the fun in a celebration that unleashed a year of bottled-up frustration.
The U.S. women's soccer team won its third straight Olympic gold medal Thursday, beating Japan 2-1 in a rematch of last year's World Cup final and avenging the most painful loss in its history.
July 19, 2011 - Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger, Heather O'Reilly, and Lori Lindsay, members of the World Cup runner-up U.S. women's soccer team (with Rachel)
Heather O'Reilly, Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger and Lori Lindsay, members of the World Cup runner-up U.S. women's soccer team, talk with Rachel Maddow about the explosion in popularity of women's soccer in the U.S. and how to use that to the sport's advantage.