Politicians, athletes and even an astronaut celebrated the US victory in the women’s World Cup on Sunday, and the mayor of New York announced a ticker tape parade for the football champions.
A penalty by Megan Rapinoe and a strike by Rose Lavelle took the United
States women to a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the final in Lyon,
It was their second consecutive win in the tournament and a record-setting
US president Donald Trump is so much delighted in this great achievement. He said in a statement, `I want to congratulate the women’s soccer team on winning the World Cup. That’s an incredible achievement.’ `It is a great honor to have them capture it for the United States.’ he added.
In a statement, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said “the confidence, grit,
and perseverance of the US women’s national soccer team (serves) as an
inspiration to all who watch them.’
They received a similar honor after their previous World Cup victory in
Alexandra Warrington, who attended a viewing party at National Harbor
outside the capital Washington, called Rapinoe’s performance a highlight.