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2015 Women's World Cup

VP Biden watches, President Obama calls US after win

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.

Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick, completed by the most confident, audacious and spectacular of goals in a World Cup final when she struck from the midfield line in the 16th minute:

The goals earned her a personal shout-out from the president on Sunday night, July 5, a day of American celebration just after Independence Day.

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