USWNT wins the ESPY award for best team after their triumphant World Cup campaign
July 16, 2015
he accolades keep pouring in for the U.S. women’s national team.
The U.S. took home honors for best team at the 2015 ESPYS on Wednesday in Los Angeles in recognition of the squad’s triumphant Women’s World Cup run.
The Americans recorded a 5-2 win over Japan on July 5 to claim their third Women’s World Cup title. The U.S. also won the best team ESPY in 2000, in the aftermath of its 1999 World Cup win.
“I’m so happy I have these girls to celebrate this with,” forward Abby Wambach said as the U.S. accepted the show’s final prize. “It’s been the best 10 days of our lives.”