The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team celebrates their FIFA Women’s World Cup Championship with a New York City victory parade on July 10, 2015.
The parade is one of New York City’s highest honors, carrying the champions through the “Canyon of Heroes” in lower Manhattan. The parade will run up Broadway between Battery Park and City Hall.
Good Morning America news anchor, Robin Roberts, introduced the champions at the parade.
“Yes, it’s one nation. Yes, it’s one team. But that team is here with us in New York City today,” the former sportscaster announced.
Attendance to the parade is free and fans are encouraged to celebrate the U.S.A victory by sporting red, white, and blue while lining the parade route.
Even if you are not in attendance, the FIFA champions encourage everyone on social media to use the #USWNTparade to join in on the celebration.
The parade will be streaming on MLSsoccer.com and USsoccer.com, as well as broadcasted live on FOX Sports 1 and ESPN3.
Friday’s ticker-tape parade will be the first in New York since the NFL’s New York Giants received the honor after winning the 2012 Super Bowl. The 2012 celebration was only the sixth since 2000.
The U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team make sports history today, as the first female team to receive the honorary parade in New York, and the first female athletes since figure skater Carol Heiss was honored in 1960. Heiss was honored with the parade after winning the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.
At the end of the parade, there will be a ceremony at City Hall to honor the team