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US enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada

United States' Megan Rapinoe kisses the trophy after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship trophy on her head.

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Enveloped in controversy, Solo leaves as World Cup winner

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo holds her Golden Glove award which was presented after the United States defeated Japan to win the Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more focus on her skill as a goalkeeper and less on her off-field travails.

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The Latest: US takes 4-0 lead on hat trick from Lloyd

Vice President Joe Biden arrives at the airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local):

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Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

United States' Abby Wambach hoists the trophy after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women’s World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

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Lloyd scores 3 and US defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

United States' Carli Lloyd (10) and Meghan Klingenberg (22) celebrate Lloyd's third goal against Japan during first half action in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its third Women’s World Cup title.

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