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Fans at Wembley Stadium witnessed some intense action in the early going. (Ben Curtis -- Associated Press)

Fans at Wembley Stadium witnessed some intense action in the early going. (Ben Curtis — Associated Press)

A fan of the United States waits for the start of the women’s soccer final between the United States and Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)