U.S. Women’s World Cup champs honored with rally

The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LOS ANGELES (KRON)— The Women’s World Cup champions are back in the U.S. and will be honored with a rally in Los Angeles.

The U.S. team arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Today. On Tuesday, the players will be at the L.A. Live entertainment complex next to Staples Center for a free public celebration that starts at 11 a.m.

The U.S. women's national soccer team captain Christie Rampone holds the trophy as the team arrives at Los Angeles International Airport, Monday, July 6, 2015. The team defeated Japan 5-2 during Sunday's FIFA Women's World Cup in Vancouver. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
The U.S. women’s national soccer team captain Christie Rampone holds the trophy as the team arrives at Los Angeles International Airport, Monday, July 6, 2015. The team defeated Japan 5-2 during Sunday’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Vancouver. 

It’s the first U.S. stop for the team since beating Japan 5-2 in the Women’s World Cup final Sunday in Canada.

Fans are invited to meet the women who won America’s third Women’s World Cup and its first since 1999.

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