Very superstitious: Weird rituals help athletes perform better
By Joe DeLessio, Science of Us
Updated 1315 GMT (2115 HKT) July 7, 2015
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The U.S. soccer team celebrates after winning the Women's World Cup on Sunday, July 5. Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick as the Americans defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The United States has now won three Women's World Cups -- more than any other nation.