U.S. Defeats Japan 5-2 to Win the Women's World Cup

On Sunday, for the third time since 1999, the United States women's soccer team are World Cup Champions. The Americans avenge their loss to Japan from the 2011 World Cup Final. The U.S. team dominated early on, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat-trick during the game's opening 16 minutes. and never looked back, eventually beating the defending World Cup champions (Japan) 5-2.