The United States won the World Cup of women's soccer.

FOX News Radio's Ron Flatter reports:

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

This was beyond the team's expectations.

(Lloyd) "Unreal... I don't think it sunk in."

U.S. soccer player Carli Lloyd still getting a grasp on what happened in Vancouver in the Women's World Cup final.

(Lloyd) "I'm so mentally fried. Just an unbelievable team performance."

Lloyd scored three goals in America's 5-to-2 victory over Japan.

There wasn't much doubt after the U.S. scored two goals in the first five minutes.

(Ellis)  "That's been one of our mantras -- start fast, finish strong. And I mean, they came out of the gate."

Coach Jill Ellis.

The victory avenged a loss to Japan in the final four years ago. It was the third time the U.S. has won the Women's World Cup, but the first time in 16 years.

Ron Flatter, FOX News Radio.