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U.S. smashes 16-year Women’s World Cup drought, beats Japan 5-2

The United States celebrates after winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 5-2 against Japan at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Dennis Grombkowski / Getty Images)
The United States celebrates after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 5-2 against Japan at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Dennis Grombkowski / Getty Images)

Carli Lloyd netted the fastest hat trick in World Cup history, male or female.