In-Depth Exclusive: Soccer Star Brandi Chastain on New Statue at Rose Bowl Honoring 1999 Women's World Cup Win

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By KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

Brandi Chastain, two-time FIFA Cup World Champion and Olympic gold medal-winning player on the U.S. Women's National Team is best known for scoring the Cup-clinching goal against China in 1999 at the Rose Bowl. Today the super-star helped unveil a statue celebrating the historic 1999 USA Women’s World Cup Championship at Rose Bowl Stadium. 

The Stadium has become synonymous with iconic moments, athletes, sporting games and entertainers. 

Without a doubt, one of the most iconic moments was the 1999 Women’s World Cup Championship Team who authored a moment that will forever be iconic with female athletics on a global scale.

That one moment inspired a global generation of young female athletes to strive for equality and greatness. 

Now, with the fast-approaching 20th anniversary of this historic match, this month, the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation is excited to unveil a statue to recognize this moment forever -- with Brandi Chastain and Team USA in front of America’s Stadium in historic Pasadena, California.

Brandi Chastain helping unveil the statue celebrating the historic 1999 USA Women’s World Cup Championship at @RoseBowlStadium @KNX1070 pic.twitter.com/IQSBPb0bh0

— Margaret Carrero (@KNXmargaret) July 10, 2019

The #rosebowl is incredibly honored to have the opportunity to dedicate a first of its kind statue dedicated to the 1999 @USWNT winning #worldcup soccer team! Register for this FREE public event here: https://t.co/ERRPI8Nk0P #WorldCupfinal #champions ⚽️ -- pic.twitter.com/qFm8UM27Id

— Rose Bowl Stadium (@RoseBowlStadium) July 8, 2019 High