By Jessica Heaven, Fellow,
National Women’s Law Center
In a surprise upset on Wednesday, the Spanish national soccer team, ranked second in the world heading into the 2010 World Cup, lost 1-0 to Switzerland in its first game of the tournament. Even more surprising was the reaction from upset fans, who have found a way to pin Spain’s loss on…wait for it…a woman.
Yes, this is the men’s World Cup (the women will take the field next year).