The nearly two months that the united States women’s will be devoted bicampeona of the world, the combined american finally will play again on us soilthis as part of a Tour of the Victory, but the fans will not see on the pitch, two of the stars that led to the selection to lift the trophy in Canada by 2015 and France by 2019.
The united states women will suffer two big absences, as well as confirmed the even coach of the combined of the ‘Bars and Stars’, Jill Ellis, who in a press conference pointed out that neither Alex Morgan or Megan Rapinoe will be able to play the match which will inaugurate the Tour of the Victory in the Rose Bowl against Ireland, stadium to which they return to the national team after 17 years of absence.
Before this, Alex Morgan gave some statements where he spoke about this. “I’m sad for not being able to playbut I’ll practice with my classmates, and I will be on the bench with the team on Saturday. Just the fact of being able to be here, in this stadium, playing here for the first time in my career is very exciting,” said the Silver Shoe in France by 2019.
For its part, Rapinoe spoke about the response he expects from the fans. “I hope you come many people as in 1999( the year in which the USA was champion in the room), but it is incredible to be here in an iconic stadium in the united States, and more in Los Angeles, should be a good game and fun for the fans,” he said.
Megan Rapinoe speaks of his return to the fields
The co-captain of the USA has not been able to return to the fields, because after the World Cup, his team in the NWSL Seattle Reign, has not managed to recover it. Because there are what to remember that Megan suffered an injury in the tendon in the hamstring right, during the championship of the worldfact that the left of the semi-finals.
“I don’t know how they can all playI find it remarkable how you are already back playing and many at the maximum competitive level, I hope to be in the field again soon“said the footballer.