Author Archives: Francesca Brancati

2007 Women’s World Cup in China

Host: China (for the second time) Dates: September 10- September 30 Winner: Germany Golden Ball Winner: Marta (Brazil) Golden Shoe Winner: Marta (Brazil) with 7 goals The German team celebrating their World Cup victory (Dowling)   Precedents Since the FIFA Women’s World Cup only originated in 1991, the tournament was still evolving. As such, the… Read More »

What to do if you think you’re bad luck

Did the last time your favorite soccer team beat their rival happen before you were born? Did your team once score a winning goal while you were in the bathroom, and you were never allowed to watch a game with your friends again? Do you refuse to watch your team play until the game is… Read More »