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WJLA, July 17, 2011

American women lose heartbreaker to Japan in Women's World Cup

After 90 minutes of regulation time and two 15-minute extra time periods left the game tied, 2-2, Japan outscores the Americans 3-1 in penalty kicks to win the 2011 Women's Soccer World Cup.

Japan's first goal

Japan's Aya Miyama , center on the pitch, scores her side's first goal past United States goalkeeper Hope Solo, left, . (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)