Carli Lloyd ends USWNT career with thumping win over South Korea

Carli Lloyd, the United States' women's national team legend, signed off in style Tuesday night with a 6-0 victory over South Korea.
After a distinguished career that included two World Cup titles, and a pair Olympic gold medals, Lloyd is retiring.

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After playing in 315 career matches, Lloyd, 39 ranks second in the world in most-ever international appearances. She is the third-most successful female player in the history the U.S. women's soccer team with 134 goals.

She was the first American player to score in four Olympics. Her total of 10 goals set a new U.S. record.

After the U.S. and South Korea tied at 0-0 on Thursday, Lloyd was escorted by her teammates to ensure she left in style. This ended the 22-game winning streak of the Americans at home. The home unbeaten streak was extended to 62 with Tuesday's win (56 wins, six tied).

Lindsey Horan scored the first goal in the ninth minute, scoring off a South Korean player's deflected shot. In the 45th minute, an own goal made it 2:0.

Carli Lloyd resigned in style from her international career on Tuesday night with the USWNT's 6-0 victory over South Korea.

Lloyd left in the 66th minutes to standing ovation. She hugged her teammates and took off her shoes. Megan Rapinoe gave her captain's armband. 10 "Lloyd", to reveal a No. 10 with Brian Hollins for her husband, before she left the field.

Alex Morgan took over for Lloyd and scored her 115th career goals three minutes later. Rapinoe scored her 62nd goal to make it 4-0 in the 85th minutes. Rose Lavelle (89th) and Lynn Williams (92) completed the scoring.

This report used information from Reuters.