After more than a month of exhilarating competition in Canada, #USA emerged as FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 champions with a 5-2 victory over #JPN. @ussoccer_wnt outlasted 23 other teams during a tournament that played out on the pitch and on Twitter.
Players from the winning team turned to Twitter after the match:
And USA also brought fans closer to the celebration:
As always, the action on Twitter was as action-packed as it was on the field as soccer fans from across the globe poured on to Twitter before, during and after the #FIFAWWC final match to experience the tournament and interact in real-time. See how the match played out on Twitter below with this interactive heat map:
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Check out this chart below that looks at Twitter conversation about Carli Lloyd throughout her incredible first half:
Two of Lloyd’s goals made the ranking of most discussed moments of the match on Twitter:
As the action played out on the field, here were the top three most mentioned players on Twitter during the match for both teams:
The final attracted Twitter attention from not only everyday Twitter users, but also a wide range of famous fans who celebrated the #USA victory:
A few star athletes couldn’t help but Tweet support for @CarliLloyd after she scored two goals in the first five minutes of the match:
For a complete look at the night on Twitter, check out this collection below featuring a selection of the most entertaining Tweets from the team, players, celebs and more:
Check back tomorrow for a look at how the entire #FIFAWWC played out on Twitter.