Beating Brazil in the women’s soccer finals by one goal in overtime, the U.S. took home the gold in women’s soccer for only the third time in the team’s history.
Among the team’s players is 25-year-old Natasha Kai, an aggressive forward who scored an overtime goal against Canada in the quarter-finals that earned the U.S. a spot in the finals.
Kai shoots against Japan in an early round game
Trying to score against New Zealand
Reacting to her game-winning goal against Canada
In the finals against Brazil, the score was tied 0-0 at the end of regulation play, and American player Carli Lloyd scored in overtime to earn U.S. the gold.
Kai controls the ball in the finals against Brazil