The US Women's Team Are Getting a Netflix Docuseries About Their World Cup Run

The United States women's national team's journey to the World Cup this summer might have ended in disappointment and heartbreak this summer, but fans can dive into what was really going on in the team in a new docuseries from Netflix. The streamer announced the documentary, a co-production with Time Studios, Words + Pictures, and Togethxr directed by two-time Emmy award winner and Time Studios executive producer Rebecca Gitlitz, this July, and on Nov. 8 they finally shared the docuseries's title: "Under Pressure: The U.S. Women's World Cup Team"

Per Netflix, the series will give an inside look at "the most decorated team in soccer history." If the USWNT win, it will be their third World Cup title in a row. "Issues ranging from racial diversity, LGBTQ+ rights, equal pay, family, and motherhood are all brought to light as the narrative unfolds," Netflix said in its press release.

As for which members of the team will receive the most screen time during the documentary, we'll have to wait and see. However, Netflix pointed out that the show will of course follow star Megan Rapinoe, who retired from the USWNT this year; veteran forward Alex Morgan; and a lot of the team's newcomers, including 18-year-old rising star Alyssa Thompson.

During the cup, the USWNT unexpectedly finished second in group play, shocking fans. They played their round-of-16 match against Sweden and ultimately lost in a shootout. 2023 was the first Women's World Cup where the US did not finish in the top three. Head coach Vlatko Andonovski resigned shortly after, and Chelsea's Emma Hayes is set to take over.

"Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team" Release Date

"Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team" Release Date

"Under Pressure" will stream on Netflix on Dec. 12. It will be four episodes long.