Sights: Christie Rampone Says Goodbye; England Stuns the USWNT

Sign thanking Christie Rampone for her service to the USWNT.Christie Rampone with her daughters at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup. The pregame ceremony honored Rampone for her USWNT career.Christie Rampone with her daughters at a pregame ceremony honoring Rampone for her USWNT career.Christie Rampone with her daughters and Abby Wambach during a pregame ceremony honoring Rampone for her USWNT career.Jane Campbell during warming up during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Sam Mewis and Mallory Pugh during lineup introductions at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.USA's Sam Mewis and England's Nikita Parris.England's Lucy Bronze and the USA's Rose Lavelle.Germany warming up before a match against France during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.England's Karen Carney takes on the USA's Crystal Dunn during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Julie Johnston by Monica Simoes.Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsán during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.France's Elodie Thomis and Germany's Verena Faißt during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.France's Eugénie Le Sommer and gravity having issues.Germany's Felicitas Rauch during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Christie Rampone and her daughters at a pregame ceremony honoring Rampone for her USWNT career.Ali Krieger defends against England during the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Becky Sauerbrunn during training for the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.France's Amel Majri takes on Germany's Lina Magull in the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Tobin Heath during the SheBelieves Cup.England huddle after the Lionesses defeated the USWNT, 1-0, at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup.Mallory Pugh taking selfies with fans after a 2017 SheBelieves Cup match.Alex Morgan and USWNT team members heading to training during the SheBelieves Cup.

Christie Rampone, longtime defender for the U.S. Women’s National Team, officially said her goodbye to international soccer on a very cold Saturday, March 4, in Harrison, New Jersey. In an appropriately understated ceremony before the SheBelieves Cup match between the USWNT and England, Rampone, accompanied by her daughters, was honored for her 311 caps, two World Cup titles, and three Olympic gold medals.

England’s Ellen White scored the game-winner in the 89th minute to grab the win for the Lionesses in front of 26,500 at Red Bull Arena.

France won the tournament by defeating the USWNT, 3-0, on Tuesday, March 7.

 

 

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