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Carli Lloyd Japan USA Women's World Cup

USA wins finals

5 Jul, 2015

2661314_full-lndUSA defeats Japan 5-2 in Women’s World Cup Canada Finals, ending their 16-year drought. USA were 2-0 in the first 5 minutes, then 4-0 in the first 16 minutes. Japan scored its first goal midway through the opening half, then another goal 5 minutes after half -time, only for the 3 goal lead to be extended with USA scoring another almost immediately after. lloyd:

I’m so proud and so zapped at the same time. It doesn’t feel real. We just made history.