The USWNT defeated the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday to win its fourth World Cup and will now celebrate at a parade Wednesday.
The USWNT will be honored Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade in New York City to recognize the team for winning its fourth Women's World Cup Sunday.
Thanks to goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle, the USWNT took down the Netherlands 2-0 in the final, repeating as champions and becoming the first to do so since Germany in 2003 and 2007.
In the immediate aftermath of the win, as stars from all walks of life congratulated the squad and a new Nike ad gave people chills, New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced that a parade will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
YES YES YES YES!— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) July 7, 2019
To our 2019 World Cup Champion @USWNT: you have inspired the entire country — and New York City knows how to celebrate champions. We’ll see you Wednesday at 9:30 AM for the Ticker Tape Parade down the Canyon of Heroes. #OneNationOneTeam pic.twitter.com/bwCEoJYg3r
It will mark the second trip through the Canyon of Heroes for the U.S. women, who also did so after winning the 2015 Women's World Cup as well. Of the 23 players who will get the honor this week, 12 of them were part of the last parade.