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FC Kansas City players cheer on teammates who won Women’s World Cup title

FC Kansas City’s Lauren Holiday scored once as the United States beat Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia. Holiday’s Blues teammates shared in the victory, watching the match with thousands of soccer fans in the Kansas City Live courtyard in the Power & Light District.

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Tweets from the World Cup final: U.S. beats Japan 5-2

The United States beats Japan 5-2 to capture the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup on Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the third time the American women have won the World Cup. The other two championships were in 1991 and 1999, when the United States hosted the event. The United States finished second to Japan in the last Women's World Cup in 2011.

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FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn a big part of U.S. women’s shutout streak in World Cup

Much of the glory went to U.S. goal scorers Carli Lloyd and Kelley O’Hara for the team’s thrilling 2-0 victory over Germany on Tuesday night in the Women’s World Cup semifinals. But equally heroic in Montreal — and throughout the tournament — has been the U.S. back line, a quartet of tenacious, smart defenders on a 513-minute shutout streak that includes Becky Sauerbrunn of FC Kansas City.

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KC fans show pride in sport and country at Women’s World Cup watch party in the Power & Light District

Thousands of Kansas City soccer fans showed up in force Tuesday to a watch party in the Power & Light District to cheer on the United States in its semifinal match against Germany in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Americans won the match 2-0 and advanced to Sunday’s championship match, when they will play the winner of Wednesday night’s other semifinal match between Japan and England.

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