Netflix to air series following USWNT during Women’s World Cup this fall

USA's team poses for a group photo before the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup Group E football match between the United States and Vietnam at Eden Park in Auckland on July 22, 2023. (SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Fans will get an all-access look at the U.S. Women’s National Team’s quest for a three-peat at the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Netflix will release a multi-episode docuseries this fall featuring the two-time World Cup champions.

The series is currently in production in New Zealand and Australia.

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Emmy-winning director Rebecca Gitlitz will capture the players and coaches through their highs and lows during the tournament while tackling social issues, including racial diversity and LGBTQ+ rights and the team’s quest to win their third consecutive World Cup title.

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Star players, including Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, who recently announced that she’s playing in her final World Cup, 18-year-old rising star Alyssa Thompson and U.S. Women’s World Cup Team first-timers Sofia Huerta, Lynn Williams, and Kristie Mewis are among the players appearing in the series. 

Netflix shared in a release that more players will be announced at a later time. 

This story was reported from Washington, D.C.