- Over 650,000 spectators attended the 1999 Women's World Cup and nearly 1 billion viewers from 70 countries tuned in.
- One of the most famous moments in the women's tournament, is Brandi Chastain's victory celebration after scoring the Cup-winning penalty in the final against China. She took off her jersey and waved it over her head as she celebrated (as men frequently do), showing her muscular torso and sports bra.
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