The United States women’s soccer team has won the World Cup a fourth time, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday. Megan Rapinoe emerged with the Golden Ball as top player and the Golden Boot as top scorer.
… Both of the U.S. goals Sunday were scored in the second half, from Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle.
… The American team also won the World Cup in 1991, 1999 and 2015.
… The team will be honored with a ticker tape parade this Wednesday in New York City.
… Moments after the team won its fourth World Cup championship, Nike released an inspirational new ad titled “Never Stop Winning.” Featuring black-and-white images of U.S. team members and their fans, the 60-second ad sends a powerful message of believing in oneself.