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The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup championship team will play at Legion Field Sept 20th

womens soccerThe most successful U.S women’s soccer team in history is coming to Birmingham. The newly crowned 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup team will play at Legion Field September 20, 2015 and could bring $10 million to the local economy. City leaders say this reinforces Birmingham’s growing reputation to handle large events. The city is also hosting the National Senior Games in 2018 and the World Games in 2021. Tickets for the soccer game go on sale Friday, July 31st. For more information about¬†everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.