The United States women’s national soccer team, often referred to as USWNT, represents the United States of America in international soccer competitions. It is controlled by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football). The team has been one of the most successful in international women’s soccer, winning two Women’s World Cup titles (including the first ever Women’s World Cup in 1991), four Olympic women’s gold medals, and ten Algarve Cups. It was ranked No. 1 in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings continuously from March 2008 to December 2014 after having been ranked No. 2 on average from 2003 to 2008, and is currently ranked No. 2. The team was selected as the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Team of the Year in 1997 and 1999, and Sports Illustrated chose the entire team as 1999 Sportswomen of the Year for its usual Sportsman of the Year honor.