[digg=http://digg.com/soccer/U_S_Women_s_National_Team_Prepares_for_Germany_Friendly]The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is now in Germany for a friendly against defending FIFA Women’s World Cup and UEFA Women’s Euro champion Germany on Oct. 29 at the Impuls Arena in Augsburg, Germany. Kick off at 6 p.m. local (1 p.m. ET). Unfortunately, there is no television or internet streaming coverage of the game in the U.S.
Here’s some video of Hope Solo, Heather Mitts and the rest of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team in Germany getting ready for Wednesday’s mammoth matchup and throwing a clinic for some local kids.
In other related U.S. Women’s National Team news, Angela Hucles, the United States’ leading scorer at the 2008 Olympics, has announced her retirement from competitive soccer. Hucles played with the Boston Breakers of the WPS last season.
Good luck ladies!
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Nicole Barnhart (FC Gold Pride), Hope Solo (St. Louis Athletica)
DEFENDERS (6): Brittany Bock (Los Angeles Sol), Rachel Buehler (FC Gold Pride), Lori Chalupny (St. Louis Athletica), Amy LePeilbet (Boston Breakers), Heather Mitts (Philadelphia Independence), Cat Whitehill (Washington Freedom)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Yael Averbuch (Sky Blue FC), Shannon Boxx (Los Angeles Sol), Tobin Heath (North Carolina), Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC), Heather O’Reilly (Sky Blue FC), Kacey White (Sky Blue FC)
FORWARDS (3): Ella Masar (Chicago Red Stars), Amy Rodriguez (Philadelphia Independence), Abby Wambach (Washington Freedom)