Abby Wambach didn't have the best game of her career, yet she came through in extra time to score the gold-medal clinching goal for the U.S.
Living legend Mia Hamm hopes to finish her career on a high note in the 2004 Olympics gold-medal game.
The winner of the U.S.-Germany match may hinge on the play of American striker Abby Wambach and German forward Birgit Prinz.
Despite her self-imposed exile from the national squad, Tiffeny Milbrett still supports the U.S. to win gold and hopes to return to the team some day.
After beating Japan, the U.S. finds itself in a situation that is eerily similar to the 1996 Olympics, where the team gets a chance to avenge a tough loss suffered in the previous Women's World Cup.
The U.S. women haven't played their best in reaching the quarterfinals, but they can start to turn things around on Friday vs. Japan.
Veteran defender Brandi Chastain hasn't played a minute at the Summer Games, but still is contributing to the U.S. squad in other ways.
Kristine Lilly's goal vs. Australia was a thing of beauty and helped the U.S. stay unbeaten at the 2004 Olympics.
The U.S. could take it easy vs. Australia on Tuesday and avoid a semifinal matchup with Germany, but that is highly unlikely to happen.
Abby Wambach has become one of the most lethal strikers in the women's game. In a candid interview with Michael Lewis, Wambach talks about her role on the U.S. National Team, its desire to win gold and more.
The U.S. will have to raise its level if it wants to take home the gold one more time.
Michael Lewis lists the biggest questions facing the U.S. Women on their way to potential gold.