US women’s soccer team will be celebrated in a ticker tape parade in New York after making history
The United States Women’s National team is celebrating victory as World Cup champions. After beating the Netherlands 2-0 in Sunday’s final, they hoisted the trophy for the second consecutive tournament. Now New York City is welcoming home the champions with a ticker tape parade. CBS New York’s Ali Bauman reports.
(CNN)The US Women’s National Team’s victory tour will continue with a ticker tape parade in New York City on Wednesday. The soccer team won its second consecutive FIFA Women’s World Cup when it beat the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday during the match in France. Megan Rapinoe scored a penalty goal in the second half, giving the team a 1-0 lead, and Rose Lavelle added a second score with a shot in the 69th minute. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the ticker tape parade after the victory.
The ticker tape parade will start at 9:30 a.m. from Battery Park and head north along Broadway to City Hall, according to the mayor’s office. The mayor is also scheduled to honor the team at City Hall. To read more go to the link below: