natasha kai's goal sends u.s. soccer to semifinals

On Friday, U.S. soccer's Natasha Kai headed in an overtime goal to give the United States a 2-1 victory over Canada, securing the Americans a spot in the Olympic women's soccer semifinals: US makes Olympic soccer semis with win over Canada.

It was a diving header in the 101st minute, off a cross from the left flank by Shannon Boxx. The team now moves on in an attempt to maintain its record of reaching every Olympic final. The U.S. won in 1996 in Atlanta, was runner up to Norway at Sydney 2000, and won again in Athens in 2004.

Natasha Kai is one of those hard-to-miss athletes on the field. She's the rocking the badass tattoos, the emblazoned headband and the odd-colored shoes—one white shoe and one red shoe and a white headband with the uniform numbers of three U.S. players injured just before the Olympics. Here's a local Hawaii news story on Natasha: Kai stepping it up for injured teammates.

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