The 1999 Women's World Cup didn't create the opportunities available to the thousands of women involved, but the legacy of the event remains firmly part of the sport. Case in point: The Fawcett family.
With candid, behind-the-scenes footage, "The 99ers" offers a unique look at the U.S. soccer team that changed the face of women's sports, reuniting key players from the squad to examine how the stage has changed since then.
When the U.S. played China in the 1999 WWC final, nobody expected them to make it that far. Brandi Chastain, Briana Scurry, Kristine Lilly and Mia Hamm reflect on that day and what it meant for women's soccer when the U.S. won in penalty kicks 5-4.
America was again dealt defeat, as Pasadena and its new Rose Bowl lost the bid for the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. So far the puns are coming fast and furious; already spotted are mentions of Qatarade and Qatar Hero, no doubt Q-Atari is coming soon.