Who Runs the World?

We all know the answer to that question — GIRLS! That’s right, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team showed the world who’s boss yesterday as they defeated Japan to win the World Cup. The final match was held Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia, and what a showdown it was.

The team secured the 5-2 victory over Japan with the help of three goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd, who had the first hat-trick in a women’s final according to CNNCNN says the midfielder received the Golden Ball for her incredible performance, an award given to indicated that she was the best player at the World Cup. 

The other two goals that contributed to the U.S. victory came from midfielders Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath, says CNN. 

The U.S. seemed to outplay Japan in all areas, as CNN reported that the U.S. team took seven attempted goal shots while Japan only took four, and U.S. goalie Hope Solo had three saves on the game while Japan goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori only had two saves.

To Lloyd, Holiday, Heath, Solo and the entire U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team: Congratulations! We could not be more proud!

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