We continue to be amazed by how connected social media can make you feel to the athletes involved. The U.S. women have been prolific in their connections with fans back home, Twittering away to provide real time updates on their whereabouts and goings-on during their month in the UK.
Clearly, they are excited about their upcoming semifinal against Canada. (Kickoff across the NBC platforms, including the NBC Sports Network, is set for 2:45 p.m. ET.)
This is where I provide relevant examples; there are more, but you get the idea: