France: US fans ecstatic after 2019 WWC victory

US fans were in a jubilant mood outside the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon on Sunday after the US women's national football team won their record fourth World Cup title defeating the Netherlands 2-0 in the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup. The star of the match, captain Megan Rapinoe not only won the Golden Ball for best player of the tournament and the Golden Boot award as top scorer, but also the... Еще affection of numerous fans fans for taking a stand on issues like equal pay. One American fan, Emily Woody, said «I think she's so brave and I think she'll be looked back on as a hero.» Rapinoe also found support amongst her fans for her anti-Trump stance and her refusal to visit the White House, should the team get invited with one fan, Ritchie Prevost, saying that «Trump sucks, they can skip the White House.» After the victory, US President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations saying that «America is proud of you all!”

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