Teammate Sydney Leroux reveals mistake she made officiating Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger’s wedding

The stunning nuptials of USWNT stars Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger received a well-deserved standing ovation — and then some. 

Sydney Leroux, a teammate of Harris and Krieger’s from the 2015 World Cup and currently with the Orlando Pride, officiated the wedding last month and revealed on Instagram on Tuesday that a small mistake she made led to guests standing throughout the entire ceremony. 

“Remember when I forgot to tell everyone to sit down after I said ‘all rise’ so everyone stood for the entire ceremony?” she said alongside a photo of herself with the two brides. “Whatever. We stand for the queens.”

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Alex Morgan gives glimpse of growing baby bump in sweet pics with husband Servando Carrasco

USWNT star Alex Morgan posted two adorable photos with her husband to Instagram on Sunday, but our attention went straight to her growing baby bump. 

Morgan uploaded two photos alongside Servando Carrasco, her spouse of 5 years, while the two were in Berkeley, California, over the weekend. Morgan and Carrasco met while they both were attending and playing soccer at UC Berkeley, and according to Morgan, this was the first time the two had been back to the city together since they graduated. 

“So many good memories!” she gushed underneath the snaps of the couple atop Grizzly Peak Vista Point overlooking the city. 

The second photo in the post gave fans a new glimpse at Morgan’s pregnant belly, roughly two months after the couple announced that they were expecting a baby girl

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USWNT stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris marry in star-studded ceremony

Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris are teammates on and off the soccer field, and on Saturday, the two World Cup champions officially tied the knot. 

Krieger, 35, and Harris, 34, wed on December 28 at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida, surrounded by family and friends — and several fellow stars from the United States Women’s National Soccer Team, including Megan Rapinoe, Crystal Dunn and Alex Morgan, who took to Instagram to share snaps from the celebration. 

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Krieger also shared a sneak peek of the couple’s full wedding video, which shows that the reception featured a speech by Rapinoe, a rainbow wedding cake and plenty of dancing. 

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Alex Morgan spills the tea on Trump, celebrations and the difference between 2015 and 2019

Two-time World Cup champion Alex Morgan knew there was something special about the 2019 U.S. women’s national soccer team – its voice. 

The 2019 roster, which was without Abby Wambach and Hope Solo but gained names like Rose Lavelle and Crystal Dunn, quickly delivered record TV ratings. Their comments and actions off the field, however, were what sent them to an unprecedented level of fame.

The players of the USWNT this year were targets of criticism from fans and analysts for running up scores and celebrating goals. United States President Donald Trump even weighed in, sparking a feud with Morgan’s co-captain, Megan Rapinoe, mid-tournament over her comments regarding the traditional White House championship visit and her protests during the national anthem.

That deluge of backlash would be difficult for anyone to weather, but Morgan believes that growth between the 2015 World Cup and this year’s iteration helped to prepare the 2019 team.

“In 2015, we realized that we had the microphone but we were still new at learning how to use it,” she told AOL.com on behalf of DICK’S Sporting Goods. “I think we grew into that in the last four years.”

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Lindsey Vonn’s advice to women in sports: ‘Silence your haters with success’

Every athlete faces criticism at one point or another. It’s the nature of the job. But for female athletes, the comments can quickly cross a line. 

Even those at the highest level face backlash, including U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team players, who are fighting to receive pay equal to that of their male counterparts, and Serena Williams, who was recently asked if she would put aside her celebrity and fight for equality to focus more on tennis

As trying as it can be at times, former Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn said that women in sports – including the USWNT and Williams – can best silence their critics by simply continuing to win.

“Women just need to keep doing what they’re doing,” Vonn told AOL.com courtesy of Red Bull. “Keep working hard and keep winning. That’s the best way to have your voice be heard. Silence your haters with success.”

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Barack Obama praises USWNT, shows off personalized jersey on Twitter

The United States Women’s National Team may be publicly feuding with the sitting president, but a former commander in chief has taken to Twitter to show his support for the champions. 

Former President Barack Obama posted a photo and a heartfelt message to the World Cup winners on Wednesday as they paraded through the streets of New York City. 

Obama showed off a personalized team jersey and praised the players “for being such a strong inspiration to women and girls – and everybody – all across the country.”

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USWNT stars blow up Instagram during World Cup celebration in New York

The women of the United States National Soccer Team certainly know how to have a good time

Since their World Cup victory, the players have been hopping from celebration to celebration, with their medals, trophies and plenty of alcohol in tow. 

On Wednesday, the team’s celebratory parade rolled through the streets of Lower Manhattan – and our favorite rowdy athletes put on quite a show for their fans both in person and on social media. 

Stars including Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and Ali Krieger took to Instagram to post photos and videos from the party on wheels. As has become the norm for these players, there was plenty of singing, dancing and champagne to go around. 

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