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WATCH: President Obama congratulates USWNT

WATCH: President Obama congratulates USWNT

The Equalizer Staff July 7, 2015 21

Watch @POTUS call the @USSoccer_WNT to congratulate them on their World Cup victory. #OneNationOneTeam https://t.co/uIty0Gu5Dg — The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 7, 2015 United States Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance to watch his

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After WC title, Wambach, Ellis face Olympics decisions

After WC title, Wambach, Ellis face Olympics decisions

Jeff Kassouf July 6, 2015 430

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – So, what now? It’s a blunt question, to be fair, but it was the forward-looking inquiry for the United States women’s national team after the last pieces of golden confetti

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Clutch Carli: Lloyd proves hero in World Cup final

Clutch Carli: Lloyd proves hero in World Cup final

Jeff Kassouf July 6, 2015 145

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd waited her entire life for this moment. The United States women’s national team waited four years for a second crack a World

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Finally, Abby Wambach gets her World Cup title

Finally, Abby Wambach gets her World Cup title

Dan Lauletta July 6, 2015 65

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Prior to the start of Sunday’s World Cup final, both the United States and Japan stayed in their pregame huddles long enough that center

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VP Biden watches, President Obama calls US after win

VP Biden watches, President Obama calls US after win

The Equalizer Staff July 6, 2015 9

United States vice president Joe Biden led the presidential delegation at Sunday’s 2015 Women’s World Cup final, and after the U.S. women beat Japan 5-2, they got a phone call from president Barack Obama.

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Set pieces prove to be Japan’s undoing in WC final

Set pieces prove to be Japan’s undoing in WC final

Jeff Kassouf July 6, 2015 15

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Japan was clearly second best from the first whistle to the last on Sunday. The United States came out with a purpose and looked like a team of destiny while

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Lloyd wins Golden Ball; Solo claims Golden Gloves

Lloyd wins Golden Ball; Solo claims Golden Gloves

The Equalizer Staff July 6, 2015 10

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd won the Golden Ball as best player at the 2015 Women’s World Cup after scoring a hat trick on Sunday to lift the United States past Japan, 5-2

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US overcame growing pains to peak when it mattered

US overcame growing pains to peak when it mattered

Dan Lauletta July 5, 2015 7

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — After months of uncertain buildup to the World Cup, and then a group stage and Round of 16 filled with angst and question marks, the United States finally kicked things

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United States beats Japan for 3rd World Cup title

United States beats Japan for 3rd World Cup title

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 728

Your browser does not support iframes. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Under a thick haze and the smell of smoke from a blazing forest in the distance, Carli Lloyd caught fire on Sunday at BC

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Lloyd scores 1st-half hat trick in World Cup final

Lloyd scores 1st-half hat trick in World Cup final

Jeff Kassouf July 5, 2015 11

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd became the first player in Women’s World Cup history to score a hat trick in the final, finding net three times in the opening 16 minutes. Lloyd scored

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