The US won the title in 1991, 1999 and 2015, as well.
A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in Sunday's final by the undisputed and outspoken star of the tournament: Megan Rapinoe. After dominating the group stage - they annihilated Thailand, 13-0, went 3-0 over Chile and avenged their Rio 2016 loss by putting away Sweden, 2-0 - the United States met France in the semi-finals. After the final whistle, Rapinoe said the win was "unbelievable". "We're insane and that's what makes us so special. I think that's what I'm most proud of, that we got so much respect from the Netherlands".
Yet the creative maestro on this US team was Rose Lavelle. Rapinoe scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Lavelle scored in the 69th minute.
"She's not even a star in the making, she's a superstar at this point".
She was mobbed as she dived into the arms of her teammates as she sprinted to the US bench to celebrate.
Shortly after the team's win Sunday in Lyon, France, Mayor Bill de Blasio took to Twitter to announce a parade in the team's honor on Wednesday. Megan Rapinoe, a mainstay, scored once and Alex Morgan, another mainstay, set up another, but the most impressive play of the game came off the foot of Rose Lavelle, who was playing in the World Cup for the first time.
The U.S. Women's National Team is not a party to the lawsuit but has still come out in support of the action saying it "supports the plaintiffs' goal of eliminating gender-based discrimination by USSF".
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Dershowitz, the Miami Herald Co. and an independent blogger, Michael Cernovich, sought the unsealing of records in the case. This July 27, 2006 arrest file photo made available by the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, in Florida, shows Jeffrey Epstein .
United States' Kelley O Hara celebrates winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. The U.S. was criticized for over-celebrating during the win.
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Alyssa Naeher, the 31-year-old who succeeded Hope Solo in goal, faced repeated questions entering the tournament but allowed just three goals in the tournament and finished with her fourth shutout.
O'Hara needed on-field treatment near the end of the first half after colliding head to head with Dutch winger Lieke Martens as they jumped up to contest a high ball.
The White House did send an all-female delegation to cheer on the women in the final, though it's unclear if they'll get an invite to Washington.
Rapinoe was asked about a potential White House visit should the Americans go on to win the tournament, to which she responded, "I'm not going to the f-- White House".
Rapinoe, who spoke at length on the issue prior to Sunday's final, revisited the matter again having collected her Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards for the tournament's top scorer and best player.
Rapinoe was given a standing ovation by the crowd when she subbed out in the 79th minute.