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Soccer Star on Lack of Equal Pay: 'We Are Done With It'

Carli Lloyd explains why US women's players filed suit against US Soccer

(Newser) - Carli Lloyd loves playing soccer—so much so that she helped the US national women's team to two gold Olympic medals and the 2015 World Cup . What she doesn't love: the estimated 40% wage discrepancy between men and women players paid by US Soccer, leading her to join... More »

USA Routs Japan to Win World Cup, 5-2

Carli Lloyd scores hat trick in first half en route to 5-2 victory

(Newser) - So much for drama. The US women's soccer team beat Japan for the World Cup tonight by a score of 5-2—and four of those goals came in the first 16 minutes, three of them courtesy of Carli Lloyd. Lloyd made it 1-0 at the three-minute mark, 2-0 at... More »

In US vs. Japan Battle, Gold Goes to ...

USA, thanks to two goals from Carli Lloyd

(Newser) - Hope Solo found herself enveloped in a group hug at the final whistle. Abby Wambach ran to join the fun in a celebration that unleashed a year of bottled-up frustration. The US women's soccer team won its third straight Olympic gold medal today, beating Japan 2-1 in a rematch... More »

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