U.S. Soccer Team To Receive Parade In New York City

New York City will be throwing a ticker-tape parade on Wednesday for the U.S. women’s soccer team.

They won their fourth World cup title with a 2 to 0 win over the Netherlands.

“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,” Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted.

Megan Rapinoe got the U.S. on the scoreboard with a penalty kick.Rose Lavelle then added to the lead with a goal of her own.

“The greatest city in the world can’t wait to celebrate the greatest team in the world,” de Blasio tweeted.

It’s long been a tradition to celebrate championship teams in New York City with a ticker-tape parade.The 2015 U.S. women’s national soccer team is the last to receive the honor, while the New York Yankees and New York Giants championship teams have also been celebrated in the past decade.

Wednesday’s parade begins at 9:30 and will take the soccer team up Broadway from the Battery to City Hall, which is known as the Canyon of Heroes.

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