The Women's World Cup team is getting lots of love from media and fans alike, thanks to a win for the U.S. on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie of Brazil over the weekend. The ladies from America moved to the semifinals of FIFA's WWC.
While patriotic Americans talk women's soccer, might like stars Abby Wambach and Hope Solo soon be dealing with questions Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire heard during Major League Baseball's tarnished 1990's.
Believe it or not, women's soccer has a performance enhancing drug problem!
The L.A. Times reports ElAttrache, speaking at a Sabermetrics conference last week in Southern California, talked about the stunning problems he deals with at the world famous Kerlan-Jobe Clinic.
"Believe me, I see high school kids and junior high school kids that are dabbling in steroids and HGH [human growth hormone]," he said. "It's amazing what happens. And their parents know it. Including girls, by the way, especially girls. "
The "Super Surgeon," who worked on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, said one women's sport specifically had a steroid abuse epidemic:
"Girls' soccer is rife with anabolic steroid use. It's amazing."