The Women's World Cup Final score is 2-2 in the match and 3-1 in penalty shootout, in favor of Japan, which won its first ever Women's World Cup.

Below is the breakdown of how it happened.

Match (Japan-US):

Morgan scores for US at 69 minutes (0 - 1)

Miyama scores for Japan at 81 minutes (1 - 1)

Wambach scores for US at 104 minutes (1 - 2)

Sawa scores for Japan at 117 minutes (2 - 2)

Penalty Kick (Japan-US):

Boxx US shot saved by goalkeeper (0 - 0)

Miyama Japan shot scores (1 - 0)

Lloyd US shot misses (1 - 0)

Y.Nagasato Japan shot saved by goalkeeper (1 - 0)

Heath US shot saved by goalkeeper (1 - 0)

Sakaguchi Japan shot scores (2 - 0)

Wambach US shot scores (2 - 1)

Kumagai Japan shot scores (3 - 1)

Previously, no Asian team has ever won the Women's World Cup before.  The closest was China's runner-up effort in 1999.

Prior to this meeting, the Japanese team has never beaten the US team before.  In fact, they were outscored 77-13, according to The Score.

It's obviously heartbreaking.  Japan played well. They never gave up, said US forward Abby Wambach.