Mean Green Soccer Celebrates USA's World Cup Championship
NT Soccer Players Take To Twitter To Express Their Joy Over Sunday's Victory
Like many sports fans, the North Texas women's soccer team was glued to the screen Sunday for the prime-time broadcast on network television of FIFA's Women's World Cup final match between two-time champ and 2012 Olympic gold-medalist United States, ranked No. 2 in the world, and 2011 World Cup winner Japan, ranked No. 4 in the world.
If you were cheering for the USA, the game didn't disappoint. The Americans jumped out to a 4-0 lead behind Carli Lloyd's hat trick, then added a second-half goal to hold off hard-charging Japan for a 5-2 victory, making the United States the only three-time winner in Women's World Cup history and sending Mean Green players into a state of ecstasy, as demonstrated by their thoughts on Twitter: