US women’s soccer coach Jill Ellis preps for last game

CHICAGO (AP) — Retiring U.S. Soccer women's national team coach Jill Ellis already knows she'll be emotional on Sunday at Soldier Field. The two-time FIFA women's coach of the year will lead the World Cup champions in the final game of their six-game victory tour when the U.S. team faces South Korea. "We built the best team in the world," Ellis said Saturday. "We were incredibly successful over the years. People have been drawn to this team because of the personality and the success." The 2-0 victory against South Korea on Thursday was Ellis' record 106th, passing former coach Tony DiCicco for the most team wins before an announced crowd of 30,071 in Charlotte, North Carolina. It will be a bittersweet leave-taking after five years at the helm for Ellis and the players. "We always ha
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