Burlington County Celebrates Local World Cup Champion

CBS Philly

By Tim Jimenez

DELRAN, N.J. (CBS) — The front page of the Burlington County Times sports a picture of Carli Lloyd, and the headline reads, “Unbelievable.”

A historic hat trick and three goals for Lloyd, who helped lead Team USA to their third World Cup Championship.

Here in Delran is where it all began for Lloyd, and residents like Al are thrilled he watched the match in a jam-packed bar last night.

“You couldn’t actually describe it unless you were there,” he says. “The feel of, the pride of not only her but pride for Team USA. It was amazing.”

Such pride for Lloyd, he says, and residents of Delran say they want to see a parade for their hometown girl.

Another event yet to be scheduled: a trip to DC. President Obama tweeted congratulations to Team USA, mentioning Lloyd specifically, and invited the team to Washington to celebrate the…

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