July 13, 2011
Marcio Sanchez photo

France’s Gaetane Thiney jumps for the ball before France scored their first goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Michael Sohn photo

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo fails to stop a shot by France’s Sonia Bompastor during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Marcio Sanchez photo

France’s Sonia Bompastor, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring their side’s first goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Marcio Sanchez photo

France’s Sonia Bompastor, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring their side’s first goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Marcio Sanchez photo

From left, France’s Gaetane Thiney, United States’ Abby Wambach and France’s Sandrine Soubeyrand go for the ball during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Michael Sohn photo

United States’ Alex Morgan, top, fails to score past France goalkeeper Berangere Sapowicz during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Martin Meissner photo

United States’ Abby Wambach, center, scores her side’s 2nd goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Marcio Sanchez photo

United States’ Abby Wambach scores her side’s second goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Marcio Sanchez photo

United States’ Abby Wambach scores her side’s second goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Martin Meissner photo

United States’ Abby Wambach scores her side’s second goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Martin Meissner photo

United States’ Abby Wambach celebrates scoring her side’s 2nd goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Frank Augstein photo

United States’ Abby Wambach, left, followed by United States’ Megan Rapinoe celebrates scoring their side’s second goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Frank Augstein photo

United States’ Abby Wambach, second left, celebrates with teammates scoring their side’s second goal during the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Yves Logghe photo

United States team coach Pia Sundhage reacts after the US won 3-1 the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.