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US loses to Sweden on penalty kicks in its earliest Women’s World Cup exit ever

'We just lost the World Cup by a millimeter'

United States' players react after losing their Women's World Cup with some kneeling down, holding their heads, or on a hip.
United States' players react after losing their Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match against Sweden in a penalty shootout Sunday, Aug. 6 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Hamish Blair/AP Photo)
By Anne M. Peterson AP Sports Writer
MELBOURNE, Australia — The United States played its best game of this Women’s World Cup and
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