The Chirp: USWNT World Cup Championship Edition

Jul 6 2015

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: