La Grande Finale in Lyon

La Grande Finale

lights up Lyon

The FIFA Women's World Cup came to a dramatic and worthy conclusion Sunday ...

LYON IN THE SPOTLIGHT

One of the world's hotbeds of women's football was the hub of action during the last week of the #FIFAWWC: hosting both semi-finals and the Final (that's a first) ...

57,900

It was a full house at the Stade de Lyon, split evenly between two sets of passionate fans determined to push their teams on ...

Object of affection

France '98 FIFA World Cup-winner Youri Djorkaeff and USA '99 champion Carla Overbeck?carried the coveted trophy onto the pitch ...

Netherlands:

The New Kids

After allowing just 3 goals in their 6 wins, the defiant Dutch came into the Final confident they could slow down the holders, and they did in a tense, scoreless first half ...



USA: Looking

for more history

But the veteran American side had only lost 4 of their 49 Women's World Cup matches coming into the Final, and ...

2 - 0

Megan Rapinoe's penalty and Rose Lavelle's blast separated the two teams in a high-quality, back-and-forth match.

They're an amazing group of players and an even better group of people. I could barely speak [in the huddle]. I just said, 'You're unbelievable. Congratulations. You made history. Enjoy it.'

USA coach Jill Ellis

And the winners are ...

The France 2019 adidas Golden Ball, adidas Golden Boot and other awards have been revealed ...


AWARD WINNERS

DID YOU SEE THAT?

Watch the best moments from #LaGrandeFinale ...

FINAL HIGHLIGHTS