For the first time in 16 years the United States’ walked away champions of the 2016 Women’s World Cup. With a 5-2 victory over Japan , this is the United States’ third Women’s World Cup title and the first since 1999.
Their star player, Carli Llyod was the talk of the town.
According to CNN, “Lloyd scored three times, the first hat-trick in a women’s final, to lead the United States, which also won the World Cup in 1991. ‘I’m so proud and so zapped at the same time,” Lloyd said. ” It doesn’t feel real. We just made history.'”
Congratulations Carli Llody for an outstanding game and to the United States Women’s Soccer team for an amazing and triumphant season!
Head over to CNN for the full run down on this historic game.