FIFA Women’s World Cup™ 2019 Trophy On Display In National Archives Sports Exhibit
Press Release · Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Washington, DC

Today, the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ 2019 trophy, went on display in All American: The Power of Sports, a National Archives exhibit exploring the role of sports in creating, spreading, and promoting American identity. The trophy is on display courtesy of the National Soccer Hall of Fame, a National Archives Foundation All American: The Power of Sports exhibit Honorary Committee member.  The trophy will be on display through August 29, 2023.

In 2019, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team achieved an impressive undefeated record of 7-0 (the seven matches for teams to reach the final), securing its victory in the Women’s World Cup championship held in France. The team triumphed over the Netherlands in the final match, a win that not only earned them  a record-setting fourth Women’s World Cup trophy but also marked  the country’s second consecutive championship following its 2015 victory.

All American: The Power of Sports
The power of sports has many applications. Sports unite people, teach values, and inspire hope and pride. In the United States, sports have powered efforts to bring citizens together, shape them, and project a vision of what it means to be American. But sports convey power to athletes too—power to break social barriers and protest injustice. All American explores the power of sports both to embody our national ideals and challenge us to live up to them.

All American is free and open to the public and is on display in the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery of the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC, through January 7, 2024. This 3,000-square-foot exhibit showcases more than 75 items including original records, artifacts, and photographs. Highlights include original sports equipment and jerseys given by star athletes to Presidents, early 20th-century tobacco baseball cards, trophies, rare pictures and film footage, patents, and more.

All American: The Power of Sports is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of AT&T, AARP, and Mars, Incorporated. Additional support provided by HISTORY® and the Lawrence F. O’Brien Family.

About the National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent federal agency that serves American democracy by safeguarding and preserving the records of our Government, so people can discover, use, and learn from this documentary heritage. The National Archives ensures continuing access to the essential documentation of the rights of American citizens and the actions of their government. From the Declaration of Independence to accounts of ordinary Americans, the holdings of the National Archives directly touch the lives of millions of people. The agency supports democracy, promotes civic education, and facilitates historical understanding of our national experience. The National Archives carries out its mission through a nationwide network of archives, records centers, and Presidential Libraries and online at

About the National Archives Foundation
The National Archives Foundation is an independent nonprofit that increases public awareness of the National Archives, inspires a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage and encourages citizen engagement in our democracy. The foundation generates financial and creative support for National Archives exhibitions, public programs and educational initiatives, introducing America’s records to people around the U.S. and the world. Learn more at

About the National Soccer Hall of Fame
The National Soccer Hall of Fame at Toyota Stadium opened to the public in Frisco, Texas, on Nov. 2, 2018, after calling Oneonta, N.Y., its home from 1983 through 2010. The Hall of Fame marries artifacts — including all four FIFA Women’s World Cup trophies won by the U.S. Women's National Team — with technology such as facial recognition powered by NEC and virtual reality to deliver the most personalized experience in sports. Learn more at


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