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In photos: U.S. team triumphs in Women's World Cup final in France

Confetti rains down on the victorious U.S. team.
Confetti rains down on the victorious U.S. team at Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon, France. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

The United States soccer team overpowered the Netherlands in Lyon, France, on Sunday to win the Women's World Cup for a record 4th time.

Details: Megan Rapinoe's penalty kick and Rose Lavelle's classy finish that's being hailed as one of the best World Cup final goals of recent years saw the defending champions triumph in the second half, after resilient first-half defending from the Dutch, the BBC notes. Here are some of the best moments from the final, in photos.

United States' forward Megan Rapinoe (L) poses with the Golden Boot and United States' forward Alex Morgan with her Silver boot.
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan won the Golden and Silver Boots, respectively, for most goals scored at the World Cup. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
United States' midfielder Rose Lavelle celebrate scoring the 2-0 goal with her teammates.
Teammates embrace Rose Lavelle to celebrate her 2-0 goal. Photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images
United States' forward Megan Rapinoe is swamped by her teammates after scoring from the penalty spot.
Rapinoe is swamped by teammates after scoring from the penalty spot. Photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images
Netherlands' goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal gets to the ball before United States' midfielder Sam Mewis the ball during the France 2019 Womens World Cup football final match.
Netherlands' goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal gets to the ball before U.S. midfielder Sam Mewis. Photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images
 Netherlands players react after the final whistle during the France 2019 Womens World Cup.
Netherlands players react to their loss. Photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images
United States' forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates after the final whistle during the France 2019 Womens World Cup football final match between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7.
Rapinoe celebrates after the final whistle in the final World Cup match. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Image
USA players celebrate victory with family and friends in the crowd after the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon.
U.S. players celebrate with family and friends in the crowd after their win. Photo: Alex Caparros/FIFA via Getty Images
U.S. fans show their support with "USA" body paint.
U.S. fans show their support via body paint. Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images
Dutch fans show their support via face paint.
The Dutch fans also show plenty of passion at the World Cup final. Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images
Golden Glove winner Netherlands' goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal poses after the France 2019 Womens World Cup football final match between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7.
Van Veenendaal wins the Golden Gloves trophy. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
USA celebrate winning their 4th World Cup title with the trophy during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match.
U.S. players clamor to get their hands on the World Cup trophy. Photo: Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Offside via Getty Images
. between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7, 2019, at the Lyon Stadium in Lyon.
U.S. players seal their win with a kiss. Photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images

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