America Wins Fourth Women World Cup Title Beating The Netherlands 2-0 In the Final

News by Joey Jordan Published on 08 Jul,2019

The United States Wins Fourth World Cup Trophy Beating The Netherlands 2-0 On Sunday's Final

  • American women soccer team won their fourth World Cup title on Sunday after beating the Netherlands 2-0.
  • Vice-captain Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored two goals in the World Cup final.
  • Rapinoe won the Golden Boot as well as Golden Ball awards for her performance in the World Cup.
  • Several celebrities including President and the First Lady congratulated the US soccer team on their win.

American women soccer team claimed their fourth World Cup title on Sunday after they beat the Netherlands by 2-0 in the Final held in Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, France.

Two goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle sealed the trophy for the favorites in the US-dominated Final. It is their second consecutive World Cup win following a sensational win over Japan in 2015 final.

CAPTION: American captain Megan Rapinoe with Golden Boot and Golden Ball SOURCE: Los Angeles Times

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the team would be welcomed home with a ticker tape parade down New York City's "Canyon of Heroes" on Wednesday, 10th July.

First Lady Melania Trump followed by president Trump, congratulated the team via Twitter.

Meanwhile, several celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres, Elizabeth Warren, and Lindsey Vonn took to their Twitter congratulating the US national team. Here are their tweets:

Team America took the lead over the Netherlands in the 59th minute with Rapinoe netting the ball from the spot after the first half went goalless. Minutes later, Rose Lavelle doubled their lead and sealed the trophy for second consecutive time.

US vice-captain Meghan Rapinoe, with six goals, claimed the golden boot award where Rapinoe also won the Golden Ball for the best player of the tournament.