US Olympic women's soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Kelley O'Hara  'disappointed by loss' but still having a blast in Rio

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Twarted From Olympics Final

The U.S. Olympic women's soccer team suffered a devastating loss on Friday after their gut-wrenching game against Sweden came down to a penalty kick. The 4-3 loss at Mané Garrincha Stadium in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Olympic Games was the team's first Olympic loss since the Sydney Games in 2000 when they missed out on the gold medal in the final.

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"Obviously we're upset that we lost and we're just trying to make lemonade out of it. You know, quite frankly from a bigger perspective, we're Olympians and that's an incredible thing and we want to enjoy it. Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful city and we're just trying to take it all in," Megan Rapinoe said in an exclusive interview with AOL at Holland's Heineken House.

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BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Megan Rapinoe #15 of United States goes up for the ball against Sweden in the second half as Carli Lloyd #10 of United States looks on during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Meghan Klingenberg #7 of United States battles for the ball against Lotta Schelin #8 of Sweden in the first half during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Alex Morgan #13 of United States shoots against Hedvig Lindahl #1 and Nilla Fischer #5 of Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. Sweden won 1-1 (4-3 PSO). (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Team Sweden celebrates their 1-1 (4-3 PSO) win over team United States during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Alex Morgan #13 of United States shoots against Hedvig Lindahl #1 and Nilla Fischer #5 of Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. Sweden won 1-1 (4-3 PSO). (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: The United States team reacts after their 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
US' midfield Carli Lloyd kicks a penalty during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Quarter-finals women's football match USA vs Sweden, at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on August 12, 2016. / AFP / EVARISTO SA (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Meghan Klingenberg #7 and Carli Lloyd #10 of United States show camaraderie after the 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: The United States team reacts after their 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Meghan Klingenberg #7 and Carli Lloyd #10 of United States show camaraderie after the 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: The United States team reacts after their 1-1 (3-4 PSO) loss to Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Alex Morgan #13 of United States celebrates her goal to tie the game with teammates Mallory Pugh #2 and Crystal Dunn #16 in the second half against Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Alex Morgan #13 of United States celebrates her goal to tie the game with teammate Mallory Pugh #2 in the second half against Sweden during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
US' footballers celebrate after scoring against Sweden during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Quarter-finals women's football match USA vs Sweden, at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on August 12, 2016. / AFP / EVARISTO SA (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)
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"I think it's all about perspective, too. Of course we pour our whole lives into this, and sacrifice everything, but it's part of the game, it's part of being a professional athlete and it's part of being at the very top. 'O futebol não tem lógica,' as they say here, 'football has no logic.' Probably, 8 or 9 times out of 10, we'd win that game, but that's what so beautiful about it. We'll go from here," she continued.

"At the end of the day, you have to take your time to regroup and almost take your time to mourn and get through it. Our team is just great. We will bounce back and it will make us stronger. It's not how you fall, it's how you get back up," her teammate Kelley O'Hara chimed in.

And despite the tough loss, the duo said they were just looking to make the most of their rime in Rio by enjoying Holland's Heineken House – where pool parties and Olympic screenings abound -- and taking in some of the Olympic events, including the Michael Phelps domination in swimming.

"This setting at the Heineken House is pretty wonderful to be in. It's nice to just relax," O'Hara said. "But, last night it was all about King Phelps. The only reason I am in Rio right now is because I had a chance to see Michael Phelps swim live at an Olympics – and I was definitely going. We thankfully got to see that last night. It was amazing. He obviously one an Olympic gold and it was just so cool."

As for how they hope to continue their Olympic journey, both confirmed -- "We'll be back again."

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Guests watch an Olympic event displayed on a Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. television screen near the swimming pool area of the Holland Heineken NV House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Staffed by 300 paid employees plus volunteers in collaboration with the Netherlands Olympic Committee, Holland House has two floors, several dining areas, a pool and nightclub. Some 75,000 visitors are expected to stop by before the end of the games. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Deckard performs at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
Dutch singer Roel Van Velzen, center, performs on stage during a celebration at the Holland Heineken NV House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Staffed by 300 paid employees plus volunteers in collaboration with the Netherlands Olympic Committee, Holland House has two floors, several dining areas, a pool and nightclub. Some 75,000 visitors are expected to stop by before the end of the games. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Gina Turner performs at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
Anicka Van Emden, a judo athlete from the Netherlands, wears an Olympic bronze medal during a celebration with guests at the Holland Heineken NV House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Staffed by 300 paid employees plus volunteers in collaboration with the Netherlands Olympic Committee, Holland House has two floors, several dining areas, a pool and nightclub. Some 75,000 visitors are expected to stop by before the end of the games. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Guests charge mobile phones at the Holland Heineken NV House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Staffed by 300 paid employees plus volunteers in collaboration with the Netherlands Olympic Committee, Holland House has two floors, several dining areas, a pool and nightclub. Some 75,000 visitors are expected to stop by before the end of the games. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Anicka Van Emden, a judo athlete from the Netherlands, center, displays an Olympic bronze medal to guests during a celebration at the Holland Heineken NV House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Staffed by 300 paid employees plus volunteers in collaboration with the Netherlands Olympic Committee, Holland House has two floors, several dining areas, a pool and nightclub. Some 75,000 visitors are expected to stop by before the end of the games. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Gina Turner performs at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Deckard performs at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Lee K performs at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Deckard spins at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: Festival goers at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 07: DJ Deckard spins at The House by Heineken during the 2016 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 06: Victor Calderone DJ's as Warren G. and E-40 headline Heineken House at Outside Lands 2016 at Golden Gate Park on August 6, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)
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