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US Women’s National Team Celebrates World Cup Championship At NYC Ticker-Tape Parade

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Jul. 10 2019, Published 3:43 p.m. ET

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Thousands of fans gathered in Lower Manhattan on July 10 to celebrate the US Women’s National Team’s fourth World Cup Title. The US team beat Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday, July 7 for their fourth title.

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Crowds cheered and applauded the soccer team, as floats weaved throughout the Financial District.

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As she rocked red-framed sunglasses with champagne in hand, Megan Rapinoe, one of the team’s captains, signed autographs, laughed and celebrated the US Women’s team victory.

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The team was all smiles as they popped champagne and waved at fans.

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Megan and her co-captains Alex MorganCarli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn rode on a float with Mayor de Blasio.

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Floats were decorated with the USA team logo, which has three stars on the top of it. A fourth gold star was added to commemorate this year’s title. They previously won in 2015, 1991 and 1999.

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The Canyon of Heroes runs from Battery Park north towards City Hall.

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Manhattan hosted over 200 ticker-tape parades since 1886, and each celebration is marked by a strip of granite along the parade route.

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Congrats to the US Women’s National Team!

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