The Chirp

USWNT World Cup Championship Edition
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Behind a hat trick from Golden Ball Award winner Carli Lloyd, the USWNT raced out to an early 4-0 lead vs. Japan in the World Cup final, before hanging on for a 5-2 victory. As the U.S. Women secured their third World Cup, athletes from across the sports world took to Twitter to react:

Former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand and more on getting hyped in the hours leading up to the Women’s World Cup final:


Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and more on Carli Lloyd’s goal to give the USWNT an early 1-0 lead:


Pacers forward Myles Turner and more on Carli Lloyd scoring – again – to make it 2-0 USA:


Former ATP player Andy Roddick and more on Lauren Holiday’s minute-14 goal to make it 3-0 USA:


Hornets forward
Frank Kaminsky and more on Carli Lloyd scoring her third goal – from distance – to make it 4-0 USA:


Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and more on Abby Wambach entering the game in the second half:


USMNT forward Jozy Altidore and more on USA closing out Japan 5-2 to win the World Cup:

On Top of the World

On Sunday evening, the day after the Fourth of July, the U.S. Women's National Team captured its first World Cup title in 16 years — and did so only 30 miles from home soil no less. The Players’ Tribune sent Senior Staff Photographer Jed Jacobsohn to BC Place to capture the historic victory.

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