US women's soccer team arrives at Newark, tickets to attend City Hall ceremony available to public

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The U.S. women's soccer team landed at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday around 4:30 p.m. on a private Boeing 757 that took off from Lyon, France, ahead of a ticker tape parade Wednesday to celebrate the teams' win over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup.

The team posted a photo earlier in the day from Lyon on Twitter, writing "WE'RE COMING HOME."

A limited number of tickets to attend a ceremony at City Hall will be available to the public and registration opens at 2 p.m. Monday at

In a tweet minutes after the team’s victory, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced there would be a parade Wednesday at the Canyon of Heroes, a stretch of Broadway in lower Manhattan where parades are held, to celebrate the victory.


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