The biggest moments in sports history have stories behind them which have never been told. In 1999, Brandi Chastain kicked the winning goal for the U.S. at the Women’s World Cup. Her victory celebration in a sports bra made for one of the most iconic photos in recent memory. But how did we get to a moment where a women’s sport became a national obsession? To answer that question, we have to go back. In Season 1, soccer journalist Grant Wahl traces that ’99 Women’s World Cup victory back to the origins of the U.S. women’s national team and the first Women’s World Cup in 1991. Featuring...
Grant Wahl and producer Grant Irving do an 80's movie-style epilogue and give updates on where the key players from the '91 Women's World Cup and USWNT are today.
Sports Wars offers you an immersive look at some of the greatest rivalries of all time, like Brett Favre vs Aaron Rodgers and Rafael Nadal vs. Rodger Federer. In this series, you’ll hear about the bad blood between NBA stars Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. Subscribe now at wondery.fm/SI.