The USWNT defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to capture the Women's World Cup title, and the sports world wanted to congratulate the team.
The USWNT remained on top of the soccer world Sunday when it defeated Netherlands 2-0 to capture its second straight World Cup title.
After Megan Rapinoe delivered on a penalty that was awarded by VAR, Rose Lavelle scored a fantastic solo effort to make it 2-0.
The victory gave the USWNT four World Cup titles in total and led to people from across the sports world sending love and congratulations while also expressing their joy for the champs. From Barack Obama to Magic Johnson, here are some of the messages after the final whistle.
Congratulations to the #USWNT on their 4th World Cup win! These athletes have brought more attention, support, & pride to women’s sport than perhaps any other team in history. It is long past time to pay them what they rightly deserve. 🇺🇸🏆🏆🏆🏆 #USAvNED #WorldCupfinal #EqualPay— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) July 7, 2019
Come on!! The @USWNT won their 4th World Cup securing their championship w back-to-back #FIFAWomensWorldCup wins!! Thank you for being such an inspiration and for repping our country like the GOATS you are. Sipping tea for all of you today! ☕️ ⚽️ 🙌 https://t.co/fA8RDWpuUS— Olivia Munn (@oliviamunn) July 7, 2019
Let’s Go! 🇺🇸🏆— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) July 7, 2019
Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on winning the World Cup! Great and exciting play. America is proud of you all!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 7, 2019
Congratulations to the USA Women’s Soccer Team on their back-to-back World Cup titles!! This incredible team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 with goals from @mPinoe and @roselavelle. Your hard work and persistence represents our country well. What a victory! We are so proud! 👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/D5M3SJoliM— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) July 7, 2019
friendly reminder that its okay to support womens soccer outside of the world cup final— dante (@dmainy_13) July 7, 2019
As a way to commemorate the historic win, Nike also released a new ad in honor of the back-to-back champions.
And there will be a parade in New York Wednesday to celebrate.