2011 Womens World Cup: US soccer team showed the boys about losing with dignity

2011 Womens World Cup: US soccer team showed the boys about losing with dignity

Girls don”t cry: How the women”s U.S. soccer team showed the boys a thing or two about losing with dignity

12:07 AM on 19th July 2011

USA striker Abby Wambach and Goal keeper Hope Solo

Man up, ladies: USA striker Abby Wambach, left, and Goal keeper Hope Solo, right, hold back the tears after their team lost the Women”s World Cup final on penalties to Japan

 Didier Drogba, left, of Chelsea comes up against Daniel Agger of Liverpool at a game in February

Acrobatic clash: Didier Drogba, left, of Chelsea comes up against Daniel Agger of Liverpool at a game in February. Drogba has a habit of over-reacting to challenges

Paul Gascoigne tears Jong Tae-Se 2010 World Cup football match against Brazil on June 15, 2010

Boys DO cry: England”s Paul Gascoigne burst into tears after defeat in the World Cup Semi-Final against West Germany in 1990 and North Korea”s Jong Tae-Se loses it at 2010″s World Cup match against Brazil

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Source: Technische Universitt Mnchen