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Soccer Game a Huge Win for USA & Birmingham

Fifa gameAlmost 40,000 fans packed into Legion Field to watch the 2015 USA Women’s World Cup soccer champs beat Haiti 8-0. Officially, that is the largest crowd that has watched these talented players during their victory tour. The large fan support could end up contributing over $10 million to the local economy. But despite the money impact, the real kick locally will be the memories now shared by thousands of local families. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.