Julie Ertz retired from the USWNT after the World Cup loss.

Julie Ertz took the surprising decision of the team's knockout loss against Sweden on Sunday.

Julie Ertz announced her retirement from the US women's national soccer team moments after the loss.

Julie Ertz is a two-time Olympian and World Cup winner.

Julie has played a total of 122 matches for America in 10 years and scored 20 goals.

With the help of Julie Ertz, America conceded only one goal in the last four games.

A golden era for the USWNT is coming to an end following Ertz's retirement.

Megan Rapinoe announced her retirement before the World Cup, saying that this is her last World Cup.