VANCOUVER, BC - JULY 05:  Alex Morgan #13, Lauren Holiday #12, Abby Wambach #20 and Whitney Engen #6 of the United States of America hold the World Cup Trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

World Cup Champs! USA Earns Third Star

July 6, 2015 Press, Team USA

Building off a quick start and a first half hat trick from midfielder Carli Lloyd, the WNT beat Japan last night at BC Place in Vancouver, winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and earning the title of World Champions. ┬áThe USA is now the only country to win three Women’s World Cups and is the country to score the most goals (five) in a WWC final — no other team has scored more than two. ┬áThe WNT will return to the USA for a pair of friendly matches against Costa Rica on Aug. 16 and Aug. 19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Chattanooga, Tennessee, respectively, before embarking on their nationwide celebration tour (details to be announced).

(Via US Soccer)