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US team enters Women’s World Cup with heavy expectations, wage fight

Faced with their own lofty expectations, following last year's no-show by the US men's team and now embroiled in a legal challenge regarding pay equity, the American women's squad arrives to the 2019 Fifa Women's Cup with much on their shoulders. Randy Williams reports.

Hope Solo is presented with commemorative items honoring her 200th cap by U.S. Soccer Vice President Carlos Cordeiro the field during pregame ceremonies prior to the first half against the Danish women's national team at SDCCU Stadium on January 21, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Kent Horner/Getty Images)

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