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World Cup final: Japan stuns the United States on penalty kicks

Twice coming back from one-goal deficits, Japan shocked the United States in penalty kicks to win the Women’s World Cup title.

The World Cup final game stats can be found here.

Check out a gallery of photos from the World Cup final.

Relive the World Cup final with Steven Goff’s live blog.

Goff is chatting about the World Cup final on Monday at 10 a.m. Fire away with your questions.

On the Soccer Insider pregame poll, only 1 percent of voters had Japan winning on penalty kicks.

Then there’s this.

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.


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