USWNT vs. Netherlands: US Women’s team crowned world champion after 2-0 win in World Cup final

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In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US winger Megan Rapinoe, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the World Cup final on Sunday. She scored on a penalty in the 61st minute.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US forward Alex Morgan is fouled by Dutch defender Stefanie Van der Gragt in the second half. After the incident was reviewed by video, the referee awarded the penalty that Rapinoe converted.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

The Americans added a second goal just a few minutes later from midfielder Rose Lavelle. Lavelle, third from left, embraces her teammates during the goal celebration.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

American midfielder Samantha Mewis, right, and Dutch midfielder Danielle van de Donk compete for a header in the early minutes of the final.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Rapinoe, left, is challenged by Van de Donk in the first half.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

The Netherlands’ Lieke Martens and the US’ Kelley O’Hara lie on the field after a collision late in the first half. O’Hara had to be substituted at halftime.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Rapinoe connects on a header.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US defender Abby Dahlkemper battles Lineth Beerensteyn for the ball.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US forward Alex Morgan is closed down by van der Gragt.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Players eye a ball in the US penalty box.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, left, clears the ball before Beerensteyn could get to it in the first half.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Referee Stephanie Frappart shows an early yellow card.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Lavelle controls the ball during the first half.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US defender Crystal Dunn plays a ball in the first half.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, far left, and French President Emmanuel Macron, far right, are attending the match.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

The teams stand for their national anthems before the match.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

US fans get ready for the match at the stadium.

In pictures: US women defend World Cup title

Dutch fans cheer during the pregame warmups.



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