From the CNN SI archive:
When the team arrived home from China, there were only a few people at the airport waiting to greet them:
"As the players and then-coach Anson Dorrance walked out of the baggage area, they were applauded by maybe a dozen people [total].
The historic witnesses included the three reporters, one photographer, several U.S. Soccer Federation officials, a referee from New York and Swiss Air officials, who gave each player a rose.
Contrasting with the current team's magical victory tour, local soccer officials in 1991 tried to get several girls players and/or teams to greet the American women, but could not get them out of school."
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