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New York rejoices over U.S. Women's World Cup Victory

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Published on July 8, 2019 - Duration: 01:33s

New York rejoices over U.S. Women's World Cup Victory

SHOWS: NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JULY 7, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.

BROOKLYN WATCH PARTY - FANS CELEBRATING AFTER MEGAN RAPINOE SCORES GOAL TO GIVE U.S. 1-0 LEAD 2.

(SOUNDBITE) (English)

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New York rejoices over U.S. Women's World Cup Victory

SHOWS: NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JULY 7, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.

BROOKLYN WATCH PARTY - FANS CELEBRATING AFTER MEGAN RAPINOE SCORES GOAL TO GIVE U.S. 1-0 LEAD 2.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. SOCCER FAN SHOSHANA MEDNEY SAYING: "I think the U.S. women's national team, as winners, are so classy.

Megan Rapinoe is an American hero on the field and off of it." 3.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) DUTCH FAN AND NATIONAL WHO LIVES IN NEW YORK, MATT, SAYING: "Well incredibly proud, of course.

We're super happy we made it to the finals, so it's a shame that like the Dutch curse struck again.

Lost in the finals but.." 4.

U.S. SOCCER FAN BEATRICE WITH HER DAUGHTER, WHO IS WEARING SHIRT THAT READS, "THE FUTURE IS FEMALE" 5.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. SOCCER FAN BEATRICE SAYING: "Oh my God it's amazing.

I think this is why we're here, to support the women's team, support their fight for equal pay in the sports industry.

And I think it just sets an amazing example that women, girls can do anything." 6.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. SOCCER FAN LEX AMATO, SAYING: "I'm absolutely fine with them not going (to the White House).

They should absolutely do whatever they want to do, and should not be forced to go.

I know they're not being forced, but everyone should have a choice.

Me personally, I'm not very into politics, but I'm all for standing up for what you believe in.

And I know that's what they're doing.

So, if they don't want to go, they should not go." 7.

MATCH ENDS WITH U.S. DEFEATING NETHERLANDS 2-0 AND FANS START CELEBRATING STORY: Fans packed into the Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (DUMBO) in New York and celebrated the United States winning a record-extending fourth women's World Cup Sunday (July 7).

The U.S. team secured a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women's game.

Just a handful of orange-clad Dutch fans were on hand as the New York crowd was dominated by U.S. boosters.

The defending champions struggled to gain dominance for an hour before a Rapinoe penalty kick, her sixth goal of the tournament, broke the deadlock and a fine individual effort from Lavelle in the 69th minute put the outcome beyond doubt.

(Production by: Dan Fastenberg and Hussein al Waaile and David Grip)

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