As the FIFA Women’s World Cup inches towards its final game, soccer fever is at an all-time high! After beating Germany and England respectively, the American and Japanese teams are slated to compete for the chance to hoist the coveted gold trophy.
Each and every single game has been an intense and exciting watch, with the national teams proving their elite status on the turf. The road to the finals has been a spectacular journey to watch and we’re recapping some of the tournament’s monumental moments through photos.
Canada vs. Switzerland – Round of 16: Team Switzerland’s goalkeeper, Gaelle Thalmann attempts to defend her post against Team Canada.
Cameroon vs. China – Round of 16: Players from Team Cameroon and Team China display camaraderie and shake hands after their opening match.
Australia vs. Brazil – Round of 16: One of Team Brazil’s players kicks a strong pass during the second half against Team Australia.
France vs. Germany – Quarter Finals: One of Team Germany’s players is challenged by a Team France player for the ball during their Quarter Final match.
France vs. Germany – Quarter Finals: Kenza Dali of Team France showcases her disappointment after her team’s loss against Team Germany.
China vs. USA – Quarter Finals: Team China’s goalkeeper fails to defend the net as Carli Lloyd of Team USA scores the opening goal.
China vs. USA – Quarter Finals: Team China and Team USA display great sportsmanship and shake hands after the latter’s victory.
Canada vs. England – Quarter Finals: Ashley Lawrence and Christine Sinclair of Team Canada bury their heads and sit in frustration after losing to Team England.
Germany vs. USA – Semi Finals: Team USA celebrates in a huddle after scoring the opening goal against Team Germany.
Germany vs. USA – Semi Finals: Kelley O’Hara of Team USA scores her team’s second and winning goal against Team Germany.
England vs. Japan – Semi Finals: Team Japan celebrates their victory against Team England as the latter sinks to the floor. With this victory, Team Japan is on their way to the finals!