World reacts to US win over Japan in Women’s World Cup final

US defeated Japan 5-2 to clinch the Women's World Cup for the third time.

By: Reuters | Published:July 6, 2015 1:01 pm
Women's World Cup final, Women's World Cup, Barack Obama, Tiger Woods, Carli Llyod,  Kobe Bryant, Sepp Blatter, Blatter, Hillary Clinton, Sports News, Sports US became the first team to win three Women’s Football World Cups when they defeated Japan. (Source: Reuters)

Political and sporting leaders took to social media to express their thoughts on Sunday’s women’s World Cup final between the the United States and Japan in Vancouver.

The Americans won the match 5-2 to clinch the title for the first time, with Carli Lloyd scoring three of her team’s goals.

“Japan’s Nadeshiko were runner’s up for Women’s World Cup. They went to the final two consecutive times and they united to play hard till the end. They gave courage to the Japanese people.” – Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Love watching history being made. There is nothing like it. Go USA!

— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) July 6, 2015

“Well done #JPN! We are proud of what you achieved at the #FIFAWWC.” – Asian Football Confederation. – –

“They always provide a dream. The fact that they got to the final shows how strong they are. We (the men) must learn from them.” – Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki.

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