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USA wins Women's World Cup final

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THE CROWD WAS CERTAINLYFESTIVE AT O'SHEAS IN DOWNTOWNWEST PALM BEACH.

AND WHYWOULDN'T THEY BE.

THE UNITEDSTATES WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM WASLOOKING TO BE THE FIRST TEAMTO WIN BACK TO BACK WORLD CUPTITLES SINCE GERMANY IN 2003AND 2007.

THIS SEEMED LIKE AFOREGONE CONCLUSION AS THE U-SOUTSCORED ITS OPPONENTS 18-0IN GROUP PLAY AND THEY NEVERTRAILED THE ENTIRE TOURNAMENT.BUT HERE'S THE THING, NEITHERDID THE NETHERLANDS --- THEIROPPONENT IN THE FINAL.SO SOMETHING HAD TO GIVE,RIGHT?

THE UNITED STATES BYTHE WAY NOT ONLY LOOKING TOWIN ITS SECOND STRAIGHT WORLDCUP TITLE, BUT ITS FOURTHOVERALL.

WE START YOU OFF INTHE 58TH MINUTE, SCORE TIED ATZERO.

THE UNITED STATES TRYINGTO GET SOMETHING GOING BUTALEX MORGAN APPEARS TO BEFOULED.

AFTER A VIDEO REVIEWBY THE REFS, THE US WASREWARDED A PENALTY KICK.

TOTHE PENALTY KICK --- AND GUESSWHO'S BACK, BACK AGAIN ---MEGAN RAPINO MISSED THESEMIFINAL GAME AGAINST ENGLANDWITH A HAMSTRING INJURY, BUTSHOWING NO SIGNS OF BEINGHINDERED BY THE ENGLAND.

SHEFINDS THE BACK OF THE NET FORHER 6TH GOAL OF THETOURNAMENT.

69TH MIN... USALEADING 1-0 AND ON THE ATTACKAGAIN.

ROSE LAVELLE WITH SOMESPACE AND SHE DRILLS THIS ONEHOME TO GIVE THE UNITED STATESA 2-0 LEAD.

AND THAT IS HOWTHIS ONE WOULD END, THE UNITEDSTATES DEFEATS THE NETHERLANDS2-0 AND SECURE BACK TO BACKWORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS.EARLIER WE SHOWED YOU A LITTLEPREVIEW OF THE SCENE AT OSHEIN DOWNTOWN WEST P



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