Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and the USWNT stars who have played their last World Cup

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A new era is coming for the United States women's national team. It likely was coming anyway, regardless of what happened at the World Cup this summer, but the historic defeat at the hands of Sweden in the last 16 has ensured that the program will be shaken up in a big way going forward.

Several major stars will be on their way out following the team's premature exit on Sunday in Melbourne. It was the earliest in the program's history at the World Cup, and it'll no doubt start a rebuild from top to bottom.

That rebuild, in some ways, started a few years ago and was one of the key goals of Vlatko Andonovski's tenure. Unfortunately, it produced mixed results. While stars like Sophia Smith, Trinity Rodman and Naomi Girma rose through the ranks, the U.S. was very much reliant on the old guard this summer as they made a push for one more World Cup.

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Unfortunately, it wasn't to be, and the rebuild can now truly begin as the program is ripped down and built back from the ground up. It'll all have to be done on the fly with the Olympics only a year away, but there's no doubt that several key stars are on their way out.

But who are they? GOAL takes a look at the USWNT stars that have probably played at their last World Cup...