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Carli Lloyd, Eagles fan, leads USWNT to Women's World Cup Final victory over Japan


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The United States women's national soccer team did it! After beating Japan in the Women's World Cup Final by a final score of 5-2, America finishes on top for the third time ever. World champions, baby.

The USWNT was led by none other than team captain Carli Lloyd, who scored three goals within the first 15 minutes. As if you needed another reason to love Lloyd, the Delran Township native is a huge Philadelphia sports fan. See for yourself:

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz has to be especially thrilled with the win. His girlfriend is USWNT defender Julie Johnston.

Here are some tweets from Eagles players reacting to the big win. But before we get to that...

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