NYC to Celebrate Team USA Win With Ticker Tape Parade

By Spectrum News Staff |

The U.S. women’s soccer team claims its fourth back-to-back World Cup title after beating the Netherlands two to zero.

Forward and Co-captain Megan Rapinoe scored the first goal in the second half with a penalty kick against the Netherlands.

Shortly after, Midfielder Rose Lavelle scored the second goal.

Here in the city, fans are going wild.

“I’m so happy. I’m so pumped. Back to back world cup champions, that’s crazy. I’m so excited. It was a shock that they didn’t score in the first half because they have been scoring early. But Rose Lavelle she makes it look easy,” said Alyssa Barone, a Team USA fan.

Mayor de Blasio has already invited the ladies to the city for a grand celebration.


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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