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How to watch the Women’s World Cup ticker tape parade

The City of New York honored the champions of the U.S. Women’s National Team with a ticker tape parade through the Canyon of Heroes in Lower Manhattan.

Member of the U.S. women’s soccer team, including Megan Rapinoe, rear left, and Alex Morgan, right foreground, stand on a float before being honored with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in New York. The U.S. national team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women’s World Cup title.
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New York City’s 207th ticker tape parade to honor the U.S. Women’s National Team, winners of the 2019 Women’s World Cup has concluded with a celebration at New York City Hall.

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The United States women’s soccer team celebrates with confetti at City Hall after the ticker-tape parade for the United States women’s national soccer team down the canyon of heroes in New York City.
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The team proceeded on floats uptown from Battery Park at the southern tip of Lower Manhattan, along the Canyon of Heroes, a stretch of Broadway between Battery Park and City Hall.

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Victory Parade and City Hall Ceremony
Fans toss paper during a Victory Ticker Tape Parade for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team down the Canyon of Heroes in NYC.
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Tens of thousands cheered the athletes, especially co-captain Megan Rapinoe.

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USA women’s soccer player Megan Rapinoe kisses the trophy in front of the City Hall after the ticker tape parade for the women’s World Cup champions on July 10, 2019 in New York.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted the team at a ceremony at City Hall to present the keys to the city to the winners.

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United States forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates with the trophy during the Women’s World Cup championship parade and celebration for the U.S. Women’s National Team at Canyon of Heroes. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch
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ABC’s Good Morning America coanchor Robin Roberts — an out lesbian — was the emcee.

Ticker-Tape Parade for Apollo 11 Astronauts
Ticker-Tape Parade for Apollo 11 Astronauts

Ticker-tape parades are named for the strips of paper that once ran through stock ticker machines and have been held in Manhattan since the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in 1886. Other celebrations of monumental events include the return of the Apollo 11 crew from the moon 50 years ago this month, and Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight, as well as the welcoming of foreign royalty and of course, our sporting champions.

New York Giants Super Bowl XLVI Victory Parade
Police stand amongst a field of ticker tape during The New York Giants’ Victory Ceremony at City Hall on February 7, 2012 in New York City. The Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012
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It ain’t cheap, by the way. The last parade, in 2015 for the last Women’s World Cup team, cost the city nearly $1.5 million. Private sponsors chipped in another $450,000, according to The New York Times.

Watch a replay by clicking here to view NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s YouTube channel.

WABC-TV also has a replay video here.