On Sunday, the United States defeated Japan 5-2 to reclaim the World Cup championship, after 16 years.
Here are five oddities, curiosities or (possibly) interesting facts about the game and its participants:
Carli Lloyd’s hat trick was the first in a World Cup final.
Carli Lloyd’s goal in the 3rd minute was the fastest in a World Cup final.
Team USA’s five goals were the most by a team in a World Cup final.
The margin of victory was the largest in a World Cup final.
It all happened on Megan Rapinoe’s 30th birthday.