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Women's World Cup preview: What you need to know




Head coach Jill Ellis, of the US, sings the national anthem prior the women's soccer Algarve Cup final match between US and France at the Algarve stadium, outside Faro, southern Portugal, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. US defeated France 2-0 and won the cup.
Head coach Jill Ellis, of the US, sings the national anthem prior the women's soccer Algarve Cup final match between US and France at the Algarve stadium, outside Faro, southern Portugal, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. US defeated France 2-0 and won the cup.
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This Saturday, the Women's World Cup kicks off in Canada. The U.S. and 23 other teams will compete all month long, vying to be the best in the world. 

Laura Vecsey, who writes for Fox Sports, joined the show from Winnipeg, Canada where the U.S. will play in its first game Monday.