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United States women's national team defender Meghan Klingenberg scored in her hometown of Pittsburgh on Sunday against Costa Rica.   

By SI Wire
August 16, 2015

United States women's national team defender Meghan Klingenberg scored in her hometown of Pittsburgh on Sunday against Costa Rica. 

The USWNT kicked off its World Cup victory tour at Heinz Field on Sunday, defeating Costa Rica 8–0.

After Klingenberg scored, she celebrated by waving a “Terrible Towel” for the Pittsburgh fans. The game was played at the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose fans often use Terrible Towels as a rally towel during games. 

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Klingenberg was one of five different USWNT players to score in the game. Christen Press notched a hat trick and Heather O'Reilly scored two goals, while Julie Johnston and Whitney Engen each added one.

The Steelers acknowledged Klingenberg's celebration on Twitter.

- Molly Geary

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