FIFA Women's World Cup

United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 4:54 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe stood on the field, arms outstretched, striking her now trademark victory pose symbolizing the confidence of a U.S. team that celebrated and savored each triumph at the Women's World Cup. Rapinoe won the Golden Ball as top player and the Golden Boot as top scorer,...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates her team's victory with the trophy after the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. US won 2:0. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
July 07, 2019 - 2:26 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The United States women's soccer team was as good as American players promised — maybe even better. Especially Megan Rapinoe, the pink-haired captain who emerged with the Golden Ball as top player, the Golden Boot as top scorer and a world-wide stature as a champion for gender...
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United States' Rose Lavelle, top, celebrates with Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, right, after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 2:02 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 7:55 p.m. New York City is ready to celebrate the U.S. women's national team for its victory in the Women's World Cup. Shortly after the team's win Sunday in Lyon, France, Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Twitter to...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
July 07, 2019 - 1:26 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-...
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United States' Rose Lavelle, top, celebrates with Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, right, after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 1:21 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Megan Rapinoe won the Golden Boot and raised her arms in her by-now familiar victory pose when she collected it. Rose Lavelle was honored with the Bronze Ball award and Alyssa Naeher earned the Golden Glove...
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United States' players warm up during a training session at the Gymnase Parc des Sports in Limonest, outside Lyon, France, a day before their Women's World Cup final match against the Netherlands, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-...
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United States' Rose Lavelle, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Rose Lavelle has put the United States up 2-0 against the Netherlands with a fine solo goal in the 69th minute. The midfielder collected the ball some 30 meters out, advanced to the penalty area and skipped...
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United States players run during warmup before the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 07, 2019 - 10:56 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron hopes women's soccer players are eventually paid the same as men. Speaking on France Info radio before the Women's World Cup final in Lyon, Macron said "we need to go...
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Fans cheer prior the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:40 p.m. On a sunny day at Stade de Lyon, the Dutch fans are making the stadium even brighter with their orange jerseys. The Oranje have packed themselves behind one of the goals and several are waving the...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe inspects the pitch as she arrives for the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Megan Rapinoe returned to the starting lineup for the United States in the Women's World Cup final against the Netherlands on Sunday. Rapinoe missed the 2-1 semifinal victory over England on Tuesday with a...
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