USA vs, Japan. FIFA / YouTube
USA vs, Japan. FIFA / YouTube

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Written by: Matthew McGuire
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The United States Women’s Soccer team pulled out a World Cup hat trick for three consecutive wins in the tournament. They were able to pull off a big 5-2 win over Japan on Sunday, July 5.

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The New York Times reported:

The 2015 Women’s World Cup expanded to 24 teams from 16. International parity was displayed as Colombia defeated third-ranked France, England reached the semifinals and Cameroon advanced to the round of 16.

Women are playing in professional leagues around the world. The game is faster now, more skilled, vital in the transitional moments between defense and attack.
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“Our benchmark is winning,” midfielder Megan Rapinoe said.


 

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