USA returns home with Women's World Cup trophy, and champagne, in hand

After winning the Women's World Cup, the United States continued to celebrate on its return home.

Euphoric: USA's Rose Lavelle celebrates alongside her team-mates.   -  (Getty Images)

The United States' Women's World Cup celebrations continued as the team returned home on Monday.

After the long flight from Paris, which Ashlyn Harris chronicled in another hilarious Instagram story, the Women's World Cup champion landed with its hardware and champagne in hand. Megan Rapinoe was captured leaving the plane drinking a glass of bubbly.

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USA defended its title and claimed a record fourth Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over Netherlands in the final. Immediately following Sunday's final, the team began celebrating in the locker room. A number of players, including Harris, continued capturing the team's celebrations, which sent social media into a frenzy.


The posts included Alex Morgan dancing in the locker room and on top of tables later on Sunday.

But the celebrating and dancing did not stop there. As soon as USA touched down, the party continued. USA will formally celebrate its title in New York City on Wednesday.

The route will follow the famed ticker tape parade line. These historic parades are traditionally held along Broadway, which is also known as the Canyon of Heroes.

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