- Seven-goal thriller the highest scoring women’s final
- Carli Lloyd hits 13-minute hat-trick
- Captain Lloyd’s third from halfway line
- USA first nation to win three Women’s World Cups
Carli Lloyd scored an incredible 13-minute hat-trick as the United States thrashed Japan to win their third Women’s World Cup title.
The USA on Monday became the first country to win three Women’s football World Cups when it defeated Japan 5-2 to win the Women’s World Cup title. US Captain Carli Lloyd scored a 13-minute hat-trick in the match, which saw the highest number of goals (seven) scored in a women’s final. The USA had earlier won the World Cups in 1991 and 1999.
A Women’s World Cup final of firsts
|USA’s 40-year-old defender Christie Rampone is tournament’s oldest ever player
|Seven-goal thriller the highest scoring final in Women’s World Cup history
|Carli Lloyd’s 13-minute hat-trick the first in a Women’s World Cup final