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07/31/2017 12:10 pm ET Updated Aug 01, 2017

Watch U.S. Women's Soccer Pull Off Jaw-Dropping Comeback Over Brazil

It all happened in 9 minutes.
Julie Ertz reacts after scoring the game-winner against Brazil.
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Julie Ertz reacts after scoring the game-winner against Brazil.

The U.S. women’s national soccer team went from awful to awesome in a hurry on Sunday against Brazil.

The Americans entered the Tournament of Nations match in San Diego having lost to Australia for the first time after 27 straight victories over the Aussies ― and they trailed Brazil 3–1 with time running out, the Washington Post noted.

Then the Americans played like champs, scoring three goals in nine minutes to stun the Brazilians, 4-3.

Christen Press (80th minute), Megan Rapinoe (85th minute) and Julie Ertz (89th minute) did the honors. Here they are:

As of Monday the Americans were ranked No. 1 in the world as of June 23. They sure played like it for nine minutes on Sunday.

 

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