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Are the women better than the men in America? (©TimTadder).

World Cup calendar – 12 football models (11)

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USA's women's soccer team were groundbreakers in their sport, winning the 1999 World Cup on home soil and catapulting the game to popularity off the back of Mia Hamm's performances.

The men have never quite managed to replicate the success, although they did reach the quarter-final in 2002 (and finished third in 1930). They'll probably need a bit of luck to repeat that outcome this year - or a distraction like this model, perhaps.

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