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When you think of women and football, the game of soccer comes to mind. The USA have been the best team in the world when it comes to a code of football embraced by every corner of the world.

But mention the thought of the USA having an American football team—girdiron—made up of women to the average armchair sports fan in the States and one thought comes to mind: Are you crazy? You can't be serious!

Believe it or not, there is a USA Women's National Football team. Coached by John Konecki of the Independent Women's Football League's Chicago Force, this team features some of the toughest females in the sport. And in Sweden, a country obsessed with winter sports and the world game (ever heard of Umea IK? If you follow Women's Professional Soccer), the USA women dominated in grand fashion like never before.

"We're going to take 45 individuals and turn them into a team and try to take the philosophy of any team that I've ever coached—and that's we don't have any superstars," Konecki said. "We have 11 good people on offense, 11 good people on defense, and 11 good people on special teams, and we win together."

Team USA, whose bulk of its ro...

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