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VIDEO: Lloyd seals amazing 16 minute hat trick with wonder goal from halfway

Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday, Megan Rapinoe

Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday, Megan Rapinoe


Carli Lloyd, you are now a national hero.

The U.S. women’s national team led 4-0 inside the first 20 minutes of their World Cup final against Japan in Vancouver on Sunday and Lloyd had three of them.

[ VIDEO: Every goal of an amazing first half in World Cup final ]

Lloyd is the first American to score in four straight Women’s World Cup games and also scored the fastest goal ever in a Women’s World Cup final, after just three minutes.

Video of all three goals can be watched below, with the final goal the pick of the bunch as she struck from the halfway line.

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