Soccer players are crowned champions in the most prestigious competition of all time.
The 2018 International Olympic Committee World Cup Qualifying tournament was held in the Netherlands on June 12-13.
The International Olympic committee has now officially announced the winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament in the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
The winners were announced by the International Olympic Committees Secretary General Jerome Valcke at a press conference on Monday in Zurich, Switzerland.
The women’s squad of the United Soccer Association (USL) were crowned the tournament’s top men’s team in a record-breaking five games.
The US women defeated the Netherlands 4-1 in the opening game of the tournament.
The women, led by the All-American goalkeeper Hope Solo, were led by goalkeeper Hope Hope (USA) in the tournament with two shutouts, one of which came against the Netherlands.
The US women won the tournament 2-0.
The Netherlands won the opening round against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-1.
The Dutch women were led in the first round by goalkeeper Lauren Holiday (Netherlands) and goalkeeper Hope Franklin (USA).
The Netherlands were led the second round by defender Hope Solo and goalkeeper Aneke van der Gouw (Northeastern).
In the third round, the Dutch were led 2-2 in a shootout against the US.
In the fourth round, Hope Solo scored a brace to clinch a 2-3 victory against Hope Franklin.
In a 4-3 decision, the Netherlands won 4-4.
Hope Solo scored the winning goal in the 4-0 win against the Dutch.
In addition, the women won in a 4, 4-2, 3-2 and 1-0 victory over the Netherlands, the US, and the Netherlands’ opponents in the quarterfinals.
Hope Franklin scored in the 3-1 win against Denmark.
In all, the U.S. women defeated both the Netherlands and the UAE in the four-team tournament.
The U.K. women, winners of all four games in the group stage, defeated Canada 2-4 in the second group stage match.
The U.N. Women’s Olympic Football Team qualified for the finals in England on Tuesday.
In their opening match, the UK women were eliminated in the semifinals by Denmark.
In the quarterfinal, the British beat Norway 2-5 to advance to the finals.
The final will be held on June 29.