French professional soccer player Olivier Giroud is hoping to win a second consecutive World Cup and third World Cup overall this year. The French national team is scheduled to play Morocco in the semifinal on Wednesday in Qatar.
In 2017, US Soccer announced that the team would wear special jerseys with rainbow numbers in support of LGBTQ Pride month. As a Christian, Jaelene Hinkle gave herself three days to pray and decide if she, too, would wear the jersey as the team traveled through Europe.
The United States Women’s National Soccer Team won its record fourth World Cup yesterday. USA Today calls their title “one for the ages” and the women “a team for the ages.” The women’s triumph was welcome news after a frightening few days.