U.S. Wins Women's Soccer World Cup, Beating Japan 5-2

By Michael KitchenMarketWatch Pulse

The U.S. won the Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday, beating Japan by 5-2 in Vancouver to take the finals. The win was driven in part by Carli Lloyd, who scored three goals in the first 16 minutes of play. The victory marked the first U.S. World Cup title since 1999.

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