Ticker tape parade for U.S. soccer team

Updated 3:34 PM ET, Fri July 10, 2015
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The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup victory with a ticker tape parade in New York on Friday, July 10. Midfielder Megan Rapinoe is holding the trophy. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, participates in the parade. The U.S. women's team defeated Japan 5-2 to take its third World Cup title. Adam Hunger/AP
A young fan cheers while waiting for the ticker tape parade, the first in New York for a women's sports team. Adam Hunger/AP
U.S. forward Abby Wambach takes a photo aboard a float. The floats carried the players from Battery Park to City Hall. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Fans cheer and take photos during the parade. The last time female athletes paraded along the Canyon of Heroes was in 1984. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Young fans line the parade route. The cost of the parade is reportedly $2 million. Mark Sagliocco/FilmMagic/Getty Images
U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd takes a selfie with the World Cup 2015 trophy during the ticker tape parade. Jewel Samada/AFP/Getty Images
The team's players are an inspiration for women of all ages, New York's mayor said. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images
Mayor Bill de Blasio salutes the U.S. women's soccer team at a City Hall ceremony Friday. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Robin Robbins, left, and Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrate soccer player Megan Rapinoe, center, and her fellow World Cup champions at City Hall. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Throngs gather for the rally at City Hall. De Blasio announced the hastily prepared parade this week. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images