The U.S. Women's World Cup soccer team to Japan, in the World Cup Final, on Sunday.

That was the first time the American had ever lost to Japan, and to make matters worse, Japan overcame two deficits to win.

The team of the USA looks dejected after losing the FIFA Women's World Cup Final match between Japan and USA at the FIFA World Cup stadium Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Japan against USA 5-3 after penalty shoot-out.

 

AOL FanHouse columnist Greg Couch, courtesy of the Sporting News, says that  the the U.S. "choked", and that they were men, maybe in a different sports, they would be chastised a lot more harshly.