Sports Alert!!: Vancouver, British Columbia: United States wins Women’s World Cup over Japan.
The United States has won its third Women’s World Cup title and first since 1999 in Vancouver, City in British Columbia, Canada over Japan during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 held on Sunday, July 5th, 2015.
The United States beat Japan 5 to 2 bringing cheers all across the United States of America.
Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone, the only player remaining from the 1999 title team, both came on as subs late in what’s expected to be their final Women’s World Cup appearances.
Carli Lloyd scored in the third, sixth and 16th minutes, the last a speculative shot from midfield that beat Ayumi Kaihori, the goalkeeper for Japan.
Carli Lloyd scored the fastest hat trick in both men’s or women’s World Cup in the highest scoring Women’s World Cup final.
Lauren Holiday also scored in the first half and Tobin Heath added a goal in the 54th minute after Japan scored an own goal to cut the deficit to 4-2.
** Pictures From U.S. Soccer WNT (Twitter Username: @ussoccer_wnt): **
At the end of the game, pictures of the joy and excitement were posted onto soical media for all to enjoy.
** Picture From Vice President Biden (Twitter Username: @VP): **
United States Vice President Joe Biden was seen cheering and watching the game and tweeting out, “Cheered on the red, white, and blue tonight. Great goals. Inspiring victory.”
** Picture From U.S. Soccer WNT (Twitter Username: @ussoccer_wnt): **
United States Vice President Joe Biden was seen later congratulated Team USA for their win.
United States President Barack Obama tweeted after the Team USA won, “Good luck to the U.S. Women’s National Team in the World Cup Final!” —President Obama #SheBelieves”
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 5, 2015
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**** Congratulations Team USA!! ****