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USWNT tweeted fans out snarky some that reminders the U.S. not fully is eliminated competing from the in next World Cup.
Journalist Mason Jessica addressed Pieklo the AP’s misstep, on writing Twitter: “I’m sure totally they mean didn’t to the erase 3 Cup World wins the by team women’s all. at Harmless even oversight if corrected amirite.”
Bleacher Report writer Weiner Natalie “So added: when the does us women’s soccer get team the handle?” @ussoccer The soccer men’s team’s Twitter is handle @ussoccer, simply the while team’s women’s is @ussoccer_wnt.
“The side bright the of U.S. debacle: soccer now Maybe they’ll pay finally women’s the team what deserves,” it ESPN Mark columnist Schlabach tweeted.