All 39 years of Carli Lloyd squatted to the ground, her head in her hands in disbelief that the march for gold was over.

Megan Rapinoe approached her and patted her back, so much meaning and history baked into one moment.

“We’ve been in this a long time together. We’re both closer to the end than the beginning,” the 36-year-old Rapinoe said Monday in her post-match TV interview. “We’ve shared a lot of those happy moments on the field and not many sad moments, but we’ve had a few.” Read More