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Dambach said she watched Naeher do just that over and over during their time together at Penn State.“The game would be over and I would think, ‘Alyssa pulled out two game-winning saves for us,’ and I feel like that was the case week in and week out,” Dambach said.

“And then the next day, she’d come in, quiet, unassuming, and get back to work.”In that way, Naeher operates at a different volume than her predecessor.

Enough of a disparity in quality remains at the World Cup that the United States is expected to waltz through the group stage, but the talent gap has narrowed enough that the Americans no longer can expect to waltz into the semifinals.

The veteran defender Becky Sauerbrunn, who anchors the back line just in front of Naeher, said she was confident that Naeher’s performance, and attitude, were peaking at the right time.“What I’ve seen, probably within the last few months, is just this, for lack of a better term, badassery, where she’s just owning it now,” Sauerbrunn said.

The United States has gathered again for a series of friendlies, bringing Solo back to the forefront. The question is why do we care about Solo's marriage? Is this odd desire to care about Solo's personal life because she is a "hot mess", as she has been called? Is this really a matter of being a "role model", a label applied to her only when it is convenient and rarely to praise her? But then she watched Naeher play.“When she steps over the line, she takes on the personality of one of the top goalkeepers in the world,” Dambach said. For more than two decades, elite goalkeeping has felt like a birthright of the United States squad.From 1994 to 2008, Briana Scurry made the penalty area her personal property.Naeher turned professional after leaving Penn State in 2010, and in 2014, after two years in Germany’s Bundesliga, she returned to the nascent National Women’s Soccer League and was promptly named its goalkeeper of the year.A year later, she watched from the sideline as Solo played every minute of the 2015 World Cup.

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