U.S. Women's national team arrives home with the World Cup ahead of ticker-tape parade in New York

Mail Online | 7/10/2015 | Ariel Zilber;Tim Stickings For Dailymail.com
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The celebrations are just getting started for the world's best female soccer team.

The United States women’s national soccer team stepped off their charter plane as conquering heroes after landing in America on Monday.

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A day after capturing the Women’s World Cup in France on Sunday, the squad’s plane touched down at Newark Airport, and they made sure to savor each moment of their triumphant return.

The team members disembarked from their plane in a joyous mood.

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As Queen’s We Are The Champions was playing in the background, the soccer players sang along while preening and hamming it up on the tarmac at Newark.

A few of them were holding cups of champagne while dancing and strutting their stuff.

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On the charter flight home, a number of the players showed off their trophies while posing for the cameras in what was a festive, party-like atmosphere.

The two-time defending World Cup champions will be honored with a ticker tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in New York City on Wednesday.

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What remains unclear is whether or not the team will visit the White House. President Donald Trump previously invited the players 'win or lose,' but since Sunday's 2-0 win over the Netherlands he has neglected to extend a formal invitation.

In fact, Trump appears to be walking back his initial invite.

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When asked about a potential meeting on Sunday, Trump replied: 'We haven't really thought about it. We'll look at that.'

Previously team members Megan Rapinoe and Ali Krieger both refused to visit the White House outright, while Forward Alex Morgan said it would be a team decision.

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Prior to takeoff on Monday, Morgan was recorded caressing the World Cup trophy - the team's fourth overall.

'@alexmorgan13 is making sure the most recent member of the fam makes it home safe too,' read a tweet from the...
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