USA clinched the trophy for the fourth time in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, at Lyon, France, this Sunday. Under the captains, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, USA, made its way to the top by beating each team in a historical way.
They began with a tournament-record of 13-0 defeat of Thailand. Scoring early in each match and withstanding everything their opponents had to throw at them. The USA defeated its world-class competitors like Spain, France and England. The US Women’s National Team lived up to their reputation, beating the Netherlands by 2-0 in its final match, thanks to outstanding performances from Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle.
FIFA Women’s World Cup began on 7 June, in France. A month-long tournament became more famous as Rapinoe openly criticised US President, Donald Trump. Pay disparity was also a topic, for which the US team fought throughout the tournament. The Whole stadium chanted Equal Pay as the team lifted the Cup for the second time in four years.
— Lou (@loutalksfutbol) July 7, 2019
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 7, 2019
Many celebs cheered the team in advance of the final match.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 7, 2019
US President Donald Trump, keeping aside the controversies, congratulated the team, saying, ‘America is proud of you all!’
Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on winning the World Cup! Great and exciting play. America is proud of you all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 7, 2019
Former US President, Barack Obama, and many other celebs also tweeted, congratulating the team for an epic win.
Yes! Fourth star. Back to back. Congrats to the record breakers on the @USWNT, an incredible team that’s always pushing themselves—and the rest of us—to be even better. Love this team. #OneNationOneTeam
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 7, 2019
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) July 7, 2019
Congratulations to 2019 Women’s World Cup Champions @TeamUSA! ⚽️🇺🇸
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) July 7, 2019
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 7, 2019