I was rooting for the Americans, of course, since I am one. But now that it's over, I'm kind of glad Japan won the Women's World Cup. If ever a country needed a reason for feeling pride and joy, it's they.
I mean, what an awful year they've had--the earthquake, the tsunami, radiation leaking here and there from nuclear power plants around the country--surely after a run like that, any country deserves for some big thing to go right. For Japan, it did. Congratulations, ladies, I'm for you.