Forbes, "From Field To Boardroom – US Women's Soccer Players Kick Off Business to Tackle Structural Sexism"

The US Women’s Soccer team is something of a contradiction: a legend, with celebrity players celebrated as national heroes, met with ticker-tape parades, and obsessed over every four years, yet just as quickly forgotten about and treated worse than a second-rate team. With more World Cup titles than any other women’s team, they’ve been one of the world’s premier national teams throughout their relatively young history – winning the very first Women’s World Cup in 1991 and fueling a US soccer craze with their second World Cup victory and Brandi Chastain’s iconic penalty shot in 1999 – in stark contrast to the country’s famously underwhelming men’s team (which has never made it to a World Cup final and didn’t even qualify for the 2018 World Cup).