After backlash in the U.K., Nike will sell replicas of England goalkeeper's jersey
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
Goalie Mary Earps played a big role in getting England to the Women's World Cup final. But you wouldn't know that from the merch because Nike, which makes the team's uniforms, did not sell the goalie jersey like it does for the other positions - until now. A teenage Earps fan changed the company's mind with a petition that gathered over 150,000 signatures. What a save. Who says goalies never get the glory?
It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.