Admirable Japan stunned the US on penalties to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament in Frankfurt this morning. Kumagai Saki's spot kick decided everything after a 2-2 draw at the end of extra time. This win is Japan's first and the first by an Asian team. Bravo! The new world champions have arrived!
This team was tough right from the word go. But to win finally, that brought tears of joy to millions of Japanese. Superb tournament! Well done!
It was not an easy way to the top.
The following heart warming Cinderella Story tells us how it happenned. Read on: