US women’s national team fans take over Chicago

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Hours before the Women’s World Cup Final, thousands of fans gathered in Lincoln Park waiting to watch the U.S. women’s national team against the defending champions Japan.

Hour ‘til kickoff! #ChicagoWatchParty #USWNT #1N1T #FanHQ -#SheBelieves A video posted by Sarah Spain (@spain2323) on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:00pm PDT

The U.S. team is looking for their first World Cup championship since 1999.

Other Chicago professional sports teams showed their support for the U.S. team.

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