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USWNT World Cup Trophy To Be On Display In Market Square/Carnegie Museum of Art

Megan Klingenberg with the World Cup trophy...

Megan Klingenberg with the World Cup trophy…  courtesy of U.S. Soccer 

To a City of Champions —  that has had the Stanley Cup, Vince Lombardi and World Series Trophies — and home to College National Champions and numerous Olympic Gold Medal winners — you can now add a World Cup to Pittsburgh sports lore.
U.S. Soccer announced today that the Women’s World Cup trophy will be on display in Pittsburgh on Friday, Aug. 14, at Market Square (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) and in the Carnegie Museum of Art galleries (3-5 p.m.).
The City of Pittsburgh is also planning a hosting a tribute to the members of the U.S. Women’s World Cup team, including Gibsonia’s Meghan Klingenberg in Market Square on Friday.  More details will be made available in the next day or so.
The U.S. Women’s National Team is coming to Pittsburgh for its first match of the Women’s World Cup Victory Tour.
More than 40,000 seats have been sold for the World Champions’ match against Costa Rica this Sunday, Aug. 16, at Heinz Field with kickoff scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET. The game will be shown on FOX Sports 1 and FoxSportsGo.
For updates on the International Friendly being held this Sunday at Heinz Field, be sure to follow Pittsburgh Soccer Report’s John Krysinsky on Twitter @johnkrysinsky.   

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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