‘Firm believers’ in women’s rights -U.S. World Cup team after Iran flag post
30 November 2022 | 5:11 pm
A now-deleted graphic of the Group B standings posted on Saturday across U.S. Soccer's official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts displayed a plain green, white and red flag.
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