VANCOUVER, BC – JULY 05: Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States scores her second goal of the first half agaisnt goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori #18 of Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Carli Lloyd w/ Goalazo for 1st half Hattrick

Take a bow Carli Lloyd. The USWNT midfielder has scored a hattrick in 16 minutes and the final part of it was a beauty, a goalazo for the ages.

Lloyd took one look at a Japanese goalkeeper out near the top of her box and decided this was a good idea:

Yes, that scoreline now reads 4-0 to the United States in the World Cup final and just 16 minutes in no less.

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Andy is a contributor to The Comeback as well as Publisher of Big Ten site talking10. He also is a member of the FWAA and has been covering college sports since 2011. Andy is an avid soccer fan and runs the Celtic FC site The Celtic Bhoys. If he's not writing about sports, you can find him enjoying them in front of the TV with a good beer!