In pictures: US women team celebrate World Cup win in New York parade

By AFP
Published: July 11, 2019
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Members of the World Cup-winning US women's team take part in a ticker tape parade for the women's World Cup champions in New York. PHOTO: AFP

Members of the World Cup-winning US women's team take part in a ticker tape parade for the women's World Cup champions in New York. PHOTO: AFP

NEW YORK CITY: Politicians, athletes and even an astronaut celebrated the United States victory in the women’s World Cup on Sunday, and the mayor of New York announced a parade for the football champions.

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A penalty by Megan Rapinoe and a strike by Rose Lavelle took the US women to a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the final in Lyon, their second consecutive win in the tournament and a record-setting fourth overall.

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