I love the "gap is closing" argument. You do know the USWNT right now is the most dominant it has ever been relative to the rest of the world? You know it's lost one game (a friendly) in more than two years? You know it's won two consecutive World Cups, the only time the U.S. has ever done so?I'm going to bite and say most of what you've written is nonsense. The gap is closing because the US has focused almost exclusively on the athletic nature of its athletes.
"Players who have the best technical ability and vision, but are lesser athletes, are always a losing recipe at the highest level on the women's side"
What hope have we got moving forward if we really believe this?