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The Union's Eric Bird said traveling to Vancouver to see his girlfriend, Morgan Brian, play in the Women's World Cup, "was an extremely proud moment of mine going there."
John Smallwood: The Delran, N.J., native's hat trick against Japan capped an memorable effort.
Although Carli Lloyd's play in the Women's World Cup was no big surprise, what she found after the title game certainly was.
Bob Ford: History is not on the side of women's professional soccer in the United States.
Lloyd has her handprints all over history in Vancouver, and her hometown is brimming with pride.
Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone have likely finished their national careers with World Cup victory.
John Smallwood: A lifetime of work and dedication results in the World Cup title for the United States.
Carli Lloyd scored the first hat trick in a Women's World Cup final to propel the United States to a 5-2 win over Japan.
Locals, and travelers, flock to Throwbacks Bar and Grill to watch Lloyd's hat trick in United States' World Cup victory.
The United States crushed Japan, 5-2, before a crowd of 53,341 that included Vice President Biden.
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