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World Cup-Winning US Women’s National Soccer Team Returns Home | TODAY

World Cup-Winning US Women’s National Soccer Team Returns Home | TODAY


SUCCESS IN THEIR BATTLE OFF THE FIELD.>>Reporter: ADORING FANS PROVIDING A HEROS’ WELCOME ON HOME SOIL. FRESH OFF THEIR WORLD CUP VICTORY IN FRANCE WITH THE HARDWARE TO PROVE IT. LOOK AT THAT. THE U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM IS KEEPING THE CELEBRATIONS ROLLING.>>LONG TIME AWAY FROM THE U.S., SO WE’RE HAPPY TO MVP AND TOP SCORER.>>GOAL!>>Reporter: MEGAN RAPINOE.>>PRETTY BOSS.>>Reporter: THE BREAKOUT STAR PLAYING IN HER FIRST WORKOUT, ROSE LAVELLE.>>I FEEL LIKE, FIRST OFF, I JUST HAVE TO THANK THE FANS. I THINK EVERY SINGLE GAME, IT WAS BASICALLY A HOME GAME FOR US.>>Reporter: PRAISING THE FANS WHO TRAVELED TO FRANCE, AND THE MILLIONS MORE AT HOME. THE PLAYERS NOT GIVING CRITICS OF THE TEAM’S ON-FIELD CELEBRATIONS THE TIME OF DAY.>>YOU CAN’T BE EVERYONE’S CUP OF TEA. NOT EVERYONE IS GOING TO LIKE YOU, AND THAT’S FINE.>>Reporter: HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF FANS WILL PACK NEW YORK CITY’S CANYON OF HEROS TOMORROW FOR A TICKER TAPE PARADE. FIRST, IN MANHATTAN, SINCE THE TEAM’S LAST WORLD CUP WIN FOUR YEARS AGO.>>TO DO IT AGAIN, BUT ON A GRANDER SCALE, KNOWING SO MANY EYES ARE ON US, IS INCREDIBLE.>>Reporter: THE FUTURE BEYOND THAT IS A LITTLE LESS CLEAR. THEIR LAWSUIT FOR EQUAL PAY, DEMANDING THE SAME SALARIES AS MALE PLAYERS, NOW ENTERS A NEW PHASE, WITH BOTH THE PLAYERS AND U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION, AGREEING TO ENTER ARBITRATION.>>THE TV RATINGS ARE THERE, THE SUPPORT, THE REVENUE. WHAT ELSE DO YOU WANT? WE’VE DONE EVERY SINGLE THING, CHECKED EVERY BOX.>>Reporter: NOTHING THAT HAS CHANGED FOR RAPINOE ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE VISIT.>>IN TERMS OF THE PRESIDENT, HE SAID HE WAS INVITING US EITHER WAY, BUT THE INVITATION HASN’T COME YE

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