World Cup

Victorious U.S. Women's Soccer Team Arrives in LA

The U.S. women's national soccer team returned to the Southland Monday following its victory over Japan to claim the team's third FIFA Women's World Cup, and a celebratory rally is planned Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles.

The team arrived late Monday afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport. The squad defeated Japan 5-2 during Sunday's World Cup final in Vancouver, avenging their loss to Japan in the 2011 final.

A series of boisterous watch parties were held Sunday in Los Angeles and Orange counties, organized by local chapters of American Outlaws, a nationwide support group for the U.S. men's and women's national soccer teams.

A celebratory rally is planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Microsoft Square, 777 Chick Hearn Court at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Gates will open at 9 a.m.

The event, which will be attended by all members of the Women's National Team, is free to attend. But fans are being encouraged to RSVP online by filling out a registration form at

Free public parking will be offered after 9 a.m. in West Garage.

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