Joined by New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, a triumphant US Women's National football team sailed through the streets of lower Manhattan on Wednesday, hailed as champions by fans.
The action started early in Nice with three goals scored — 2-1 for Sweden — before the referee whistled half time.
The Women’s World Cup final is in Lyon this Sunday - and it's hoped that beyond it the spotlight will continue to shine on women’s football.
Buoyed by their 3-0 win over Norway in the quarter finals, the Lionesses believe they can beat tournment favourites and defending champions USA in Lyon on Tuesday night.
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Megan Rapinoe struck twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women's World Cup quarter-finals at the Parc des Princes on Friday to set up a semi-final clash with England.
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Bayern Munich striker Lineth Beerensteyn scored the winning goal 15 minutes from time after Canada's Christine Sinclair cancelled out the Dutch lead.
Cameroon beat New Zealand 2-1 with injury time goal.
England progress to round of 16 thanks to Ellen White's two goals against Japan.
Marta became the top scorer in world cup history after scoring a goal against Italy on Tuesday.
Australia's Sam Kerr had a spectacular feat on Tuesday by scoring all of four goals in game against Jamaica.
South Korea out of the women's World Cup after Norway defeated them 2-1.
Thirteen of New Zealand's players threatened to walk out a year ago after denouncing a culture of bullying and intimidation under then-coach Andreas Heraf.
Defending champions USA beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday.