The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the 2019 Women’s World Cup final in France yesterday.
The Americans were favored to win since the beginning, even before that epic first match, where they beat Thailand 13-0 . . . scoring more goals in one game than the men’s team has scored in every World Cup since 2006 combined.
The Netherlands were a tough team though. They won the UEFA European Women’s Championship two years ago.
Sunday’s game was tied-up until minute 61, when U.S. captain MEGAN RAPINOE sunk a penalty kick. Eight minutes later, ROSE LAVELLE scored the second goal of the match.
When the final whistle blew, the U.S. was crowned world champion for the second time in a row. It’s their fourth overall. Their previous World Cup wins came in 2015, which was the last World Cup, and in 1999 and 1991.
PRESIDENT TRUMP congratulated the team afterward, despite clashing with the players over politics earlier in the tournament.