You Didn't Know About The Most Dominant Team in U.S. Soccer (Until Now)

. . . until now. Meet the squad of women who are even more feared internationally than Carli Lloyd & Co.

The U.S. Deaf Women's National Soccer Team celebrates after winning the 2012 Deaf World Cup in Ankara, Turkey

You can probably guess the difference between the national team and the deaf national team. To be eligible to play on the USDWNT, athletes must have at least a 55-decibel hearing loss in their best ear. No hearing aids are allowed on the pitch.

Like Lloyd and her teammates, women on the deaf national team are naturally gifted, spend hours training, and travel widely to compete. But they do so without the financial support or resources our nation's hearing team receives. Most players pay their own way to attend camps, practices and competition. Some hold fundraisers to try and cover their costs.

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