Though the United States Women's Soccer team lost out on the title on penalty kicks to Japan, it was still a memorable World Cup run for the Yanks.

Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, and others became household names over the summer in the Americans' thrilling run through the tournament in Germany.

Fans of international women's soccer will have to wait until 2012 in London for the Olympics, or until 2015 in Canada for the next World Cup.

This U.S. squad had plenty of veterans like Shannon Boxx, and Christine Rampone, along with youngsters like Lauren Cheney and Amy Rodriguez.

Here's a look back at the U.S. players at the World Cup Final in Frankfurt.