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United States' Tobin Heath, second from right, is congratulated on her goal by Mallory Pugh (11), Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan (13) during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Brazil in Tampa, Fla., March 5, 2019. (Mike Carlson, File/AP)
United States' Tobin Heath, second from right, is congratulated on her goal by Mallory Pugh (11), Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan (13) during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Brazil in Tampa, Fla., March 5, 2019. (Mike Carlson, File/AP)

The U.S. women's national team played its first match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Tuesday.

They're the defending champions ... and they're coming in with confidence. But the field is rich in teams, players and story lines.

We broke down everything you should watch for in the World Cup with WBUR's Shira Springer.

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>Shira Springer, WBUR Sports and Society reporter. She tweets @shiraspringer.

This segment aired on June 11, 2019.

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