Penalty Kicks

Japan's players celebrate after the FIFA Women's Football World Cup final match Japan vs USA on July 17, 2011 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. (Photo credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan Wins 1st World Cup Title In Penalty Shootout

Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 4-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after finishing in a 2-2 tie.

07/17/2011