Rea: While U.S. hasn’t dazzled, it’s taking care of business _lowres

United States' Megan Rapinoe (15) heads the ball against Colombia during first half FIFA Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer action in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Monday, June 22, 2015. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT


Stephen Rea is the author of “Finn McCool’s Football Club: The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of a Pub Soccer Team in the City of the Dead,” a book about a pub soccer team and Hurricane Katrina centered around a Mid-City Irish bar. He is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, but has lived in New Orleans since 2004.