The United Statea Women’s National Team are your World Cup Champions! In a decisive and early rout, the women of USA Soccer dismantled Japan 5-2 in a rematch of the 2011 Women’s World Cup final.
With the Japanese beating the USA on penalty kicks four years ago, the Americans were ready for this game and showed it scoring three times in the first 15 minutes. One of those goals came from UCLA Women’s Soccer alum Lauren Holiday who scored the third US goal.
By halftime it was 4-1 as US midfielder Carli Lloyd made World Cup history as she completed the first ever hat trick in the prestigious tournament’s history.
And the way she did it was incredible…
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Japan had also scored a second goal after the half, which caused a little bit of concern as the score was then 4-2, but the USWNT got some insurance from Tobin Heath who made the score 5-2 in the 54th minute and that was pretty much all she wrote.
The United States Women’s National Team are once again at the top of the soccer world! With their third World Cup, the United States now has the most Women’s World Cup Championships.
USA! USA! USA!
Aside from Lauren Holiday, we also want to say congratulations to former UCLA Women’s Soccer members Sydney Leroux and USWNT coach Jill Ellis (she coached UCLA from 1999-2010).
That deserves an 8 clap!
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8…
U! C! L! A! UCLA FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!!!