A little less than a year ago, the USWNT had their hearts broken in a penalty shootout loss to Japan in the final of the Women's World Cup.
Now, determined and playing better than ever, the team looks to re-establish itself as the premier team in all of women's football. Of course, they will have some fierce competition this summer in London, but the Yanks look destined to take home the gold once again in just a few weeks.
Here are five reasons why this is so. Enjoy!