The American women's national team celebrates the victory as world champion. After defeating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final on Sunday, they won the trophy for the second tournament in a row. On Wednesday morning, the team will be greeted with a cassette parade in New York's "Canyon of Heroes" de Blasio announced.
First Lady Melania Trump tweeted a congratulatory message to the team.
President Trump followed shortly thereafter with his own tweet and said: "Congratulations to the US women's football team for winning the World Cup! America is proud of all of you! "He did not mention a possible White House visit to the team, which star player Megan Rapinoe had previously boycotted.
During this World Cup, the high-ranking American women had played each of their games at half-time. They had never been scored in the first half. In the final against the Netherlands, it took an hour before Rapinoe had broken through a penalty the goalless draw against the United States.
"It's surreal, I do not know how I feel right now, it's ridiculous," Rapinoe said after the win. "We are crazy and that makes us so special, we just can not rest, we are so tense and we will do our best to win." Rapinoe was awarded the Golden Ball for Best Player of the Tournament.
The second goal in the final was scored by Rose Lavelle, the team's 24-year-old offspring star, after a solo run in the middle of the tournament field.
"She's a superstar, not even emerging, she's just a superstar," Rapinoe said.
This is the second time that the Dutch team is in eighth place in the Women's World Cup. In 2015, Japan was eliminated in the round of 16 – in the final 2015, it was beaten by the United States.
– The Associated Press contributed to the coverage.
2019 FIFA World Cup Awards
- Golden Shoe Price: Megan Rapinoe (USA)
- Silver Shoe Price: Alex Morgan (USA)
- Golden Glove Award: Sari van Veenendaal (NED)  Golden Ball Award: Megan Rapinoe (USA)
- Silver Ball: Lucy Bronze (ENG)
- Bronze Ball Award: Rose Lavelle (USA)
USA World Cup Fast Facts
- This is the USWNT's fourth World Cup title: 1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019
- Megan Rapinoe is the oldest woman to score in a Women's World Cup final.
- Together with Germany's Birgit Prinz (1995, 2003, 2007), Rapinoe is only the second player to start in three different World Cup tournaments (2011, 2015, 2019).
- With 26 goals, the USA set a record for most goals in a FIFA Women's World Cup. The record so far was 25.
- USWNT head coach Jill Ellis is the first female trainer to win two FIFA Women's World Cup titles.
- Ellis is only the second trainer. – women or men – to win consecutive world championship titles. The other was the Italian Vittorio Pozzo from 1934 and 1938.
Live updates for the second half: USA 2: 0 Netherlands
90th Minute: The USWNT has owned the Run of Play. The referee has announced an injury time of five minutes. The USA are minutes away from their fourth world title.
69th. Minute: GOAL USA. Midfielder Rose Lavelle went halfway down the field, dodging between the defenders and firing to the top of the box. It is Lavelle's second goal of the tournament.
61. Minute: GOAL USA. Megan Rapinoe converted her penalty and put the US 1-0 in the lead. It is her sixth goal that equals Rapinoe for the Golden Boot Award. 60 minutes: PENALTY. Stefanie van der Gragt received a yellow card for a new challenge. After a first non-call, the video playback was checked. After review, the referee will impose a penalty.
55th Minute: U.S. Defender Becky Sauerbrunn fails with a head injury. When she headed for the ball, she collided with a Dutch player and fell onto the pitch with blood on her face. She was on the sideline that is being treated while the US was playing at only 10. She came back in the 57th minute.
45th minute: SUBSTITUTION. Following a head injury at the end of the first half, US defender Kelly O & # 39; Hara was substituted and replaced Ali Krieger.
USA – Netherlands: first half highlights
intermediate level: 0 – 0
45th minute: The Dutch have put pressure on in the final minute of the half-time, but have succeeded just a shot that did not go in the half at halftime.
41. Minute: YELLOW CARD. Abby Dahlkemper is cautioned for her challenge when the Netherlands counterattacked. The free kick to the Netherlands is headed by Kelly O & Hara for the USA.
37th minute: USA. Striker Alex Morgan enters the area. There is no foul, but the US gets a corner. The US raised pressure and kept the ball on the Dutch side of the field. The US has fired three more shots. Dutch goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal kept the Dutch in the game.
27th Minute: The USA receive their second corner of the game. Megan Rapinoe sent a low ball into the box and Rose Lavelle strafed the goal. Veenendaal has saved great for the Netherlands. It was the first shot in the game.
25th Minute: The Netherlands have freed themselves and have come close to a chance to score. But American goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher came out of the box to clear the ball and narrowly win.
16th. Minute: Corner kick for the USA. It is the first game of the game. Well received by the US to retain possession, Lavelle's cross was intercepted by the goalkeeper.
No shot has been recorded in this game yet. This is the longest time in which the USA has neither scored nor scored during this tournament.
10th Minute: YELLOW CARD. Sherida Spitse is cautioned for her challenge to US midfielder Rose Lavelle. The resulting free kick from around 24 meters away is repelled by the Netherlands.
Both teams still feel each other out. Neither team had a shot yet, although the US has dominated two-thirds of the property so far.
2nd. Minute: In Lyon, France, the game has begun. Look for a quick start in the US. You have scored within the first 12 minutes of each game of this World Cup. Dutch head coach Sarina Wiegman said her team will be most alert in the first fifteen minutes.
Golden Boot Race 2019
The Golden Boot Award for most goals scored in the tournament was a three-way victory tie between English striker Ellen White and US strikers Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Everyone had six goals.
- Megan Rapinoe (USA) – 6 goals, 3 assists
- Alex Morgan (USA) – 6 goals, 3 assists
- Ellen White (ENG) – 6 goals
In the event Player with the most templates the Golden Shoe. The next tiebreaker is the last played minute. But it did not come to the result: Rapinoe scored again in the final and won the Golden Boot Award.
US World Cup track
The US women won all three games in the group stage. They defeated Thailand 13-0, Chile 3-0 and Sweden 2-0 to win Group F and reach the knockout round of the World Cup.
The USA started in the round of 16 against Spain. The USA received two penalties and Megan Rapinoe took advantage of both. It was the worst performance of the USA in this tournament, but the team recovered in the quarterfinals.
They reversed this feat with a convincing win over France. A normally unstoppable crime was accompanied in the first half by a clinical defense, as the US kept France without a single shot on goal and especially from the field. Although they stumbled a little in the second half, their defensive power was worth the World Champion.
In the preliminaries of last week, the USA defeated England 2-1 in a close game and secured the right to move up to the Women's World Cup finals in 2019. The USA started without striker Megan Rapinoe, who suffered a hamstring injury, and did not waste time in the first 10 minutes to get on the board. Her successor, Christian Press, entered the role and dismissed her first goal of the tournament to give the US the early lead.
England's Ellen White was equalized in the 19th minute. The goal was not just synonymous with the goal, but led White for most World Cup goals for a short time.
US striker Alex Morgan finished 12 minutes six seconds later, giving her team a lead they never gave up. Her goal also brought her to the finish in the Golden Boot race with Ellen White.
Dutch World Cup Route
The Dutch way to the Women's World Cup final was extremely difficult. On the way they had to face three of the ten best teams in the world.
Like the USA, the Netherlands won all three matches in Group E. They defeated New Zealand 1-0 in the opening game, followed by a 3-1 win over Cameroon and a 2-1 win over Canada.
The Netherlands finished eighth in the FIFA Women's World Ranking in the first round of the group stage. The fiercely contested battle eventually ended in late penalties following a handball offense in the gate area by Japan. The late penalty goal came only a few minutes and sealed the victory for the Netherlands.
The Netherlands competed in the quarter-final against Italy. After another long, protracted battle, the Netherlands scored with two late goals in the semi-final against Sweden. The 120-minute match was an exhausting fight that took place late in the first leg.
In the end, the Netherlands won by a narrow margin of 1: 0. But the heat and the aggressive, physical game have certainly heavily loaded the team that is in the final today.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 co-round started on 22 June with 16 teams. Each team had risen from the group stage and played three games. The two best winners of each group came together with four third place finishers on the courts.
England win quickly in the Women's World Cup
- Now he has won 11 consecutive games in the Women's World Cup and holds the record for the tournament's longest winning streak.
- The US is the first country to win the Women's World Cup final three times in a row.
- The US also holds these world championship records: Most games (49), most wins (39) and most scored goals (136).
- England's lionesses hold the Women's World Cup record for most penalties (4) and the most missed penalties (3).
- Golden Boat Race: Alex Morgan from the US and Englishwoman Ellen White hit six times each weekend.