US defends itself after accusations of bad sportsmanship
The team humiliated Thailand in its record 13-0 Women's World Cup victory in France on Tuesday.
Thailand's players were in tears at the full-time whistle after suffering the heaviest defeat in World Cup history.
There were those on social media who criticized the defending champions for celebrating each goal.
Alex Morgan told reporters that "every goal counts."
Morgan said it was important for the team to score as many as they could in case goal difference is a factor in the group stages.