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USA vs. North Korea: Women's World Cup (Alex Morgan!) Gamethread

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HARRISON, NJ - JUNE 05: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States challenges Alina Garciamendez #4 of Mexico during their International Friendly at Red Bull Arena on June 5, 2011 in Harrison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
HARRISON, NJ - JUNE 05: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States challenges Alina Garciamendez #4 of Mexico during their International Friendly at Red Bull Arena on June 5, 2011 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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Time: 9:15 PDT
TV: ESPN

Cal's own Alex Morgan will likely start the game on the bench.  Why, you ask?  Because the world isn't ready to handle 90 full minutes of awesome, that's why.  Only certain, special places (like Berkeley) can deal with players who score 14 goals in 12 games as a senior.  So the US will introduce her slowly to an international audience in short, measured bursts until the world is ready for her full brilliance.  And she's excited:

To be honest, I can hardly believe [this], but, I mean, I do," he said. "Three years ago, I would have never thought this was possible. This is what you dream of.

Go Bearmerica!