Four-time World Cup champions.
1991 in China, 1999 in the United States, 2015 in Canada and now 2019 in France.
The U.S. women’s national team, with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday, added a fourth star above their crest. With a Megan Rapinoe penalty kick, emphatic finish from Rose Lavelle and plenty of swagger, the job was done.
Jill Ellis is now the second manager in history to coach his or her team to back-to-back World Cups, with Italy’s Vittorio Pozzo the other in 1934 and 1938...