USWNT honored with first women’s team ticker tape parade in NYC

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Thousands of soccer fans streamed into lower Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday to cheer on the World Cup-winning US Women’s National Soccer on Friday. It was the first-ever ticker-tape parade for a women’s team and the first parade for any female athlete since figure skater Carol Heiss was honored in 1960. Along the parade route, fans reflected on the historic event.

Five days after the USWNT defeated Japan 5-2, Carli Lloyd’s booming goal from halfway across the pitch was still on fans’ minds. Young and old fans at the parade remembered (and reenacted) the most memorable goal from the World Cup. Read more…

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