Chastain Gets Her Bra Back

Symbol of '99 World Cup victory rescued from bankruptcy court
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 1, 2009 3:56 AM CDT
Chastain Gets Her Bra Back
Brandi Chastain #6 of Team USA celebrates after making the winning goal at the FIFA Women's World Cup game against Team China at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, Jul 10 1999.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The sports bra Brandi Chastain was wearing when she shredded her shirt after making a game-winning penalty kick in the 1999 World Cup has been returned to her, USA Today reports. Like much other memorabilia at New York City’s short-lived Sports Museum of America, it was taken by a US bankruptcy court after the museum went under this spring.

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Chastain now has the famous bra back in time for the 10th anniversary of the famous game, which will be celebrated on Sunday when her pro team FC Gold Price plays St. Louis Athletica. "I thought I might need it,” Chastain quipped. “I haven't done laundry in a while.”
(Read more Brandi Chastain stories.)

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