"I'll defend the Barca colours with all my determination and commitment. It's our time. This is our path", says Antoine Griezmann whose moving sparked a furious reaction from Atletico Madrid over the amount Barcelona paid for.
England, the tournament host, will play New Zealand in the final at Lord's on Sunday. It will be England's fourth World Cup final, and New Zealand's second — and neither team has won it.
The team will now play England or Australia in the final at Lord's on Sunday.
The victory underlines the USA's status as the dominant force in international women's football as they claim the World Cup for the fourth time in eight editions.
Australia's defeat against South Africa meant they had to settle for second place in the group table, which concluded with their match at Old Trafford.
"The US are favourite and we are the underdog and we are fine with that," says Netherlands head coach Sarina Wiegman ahead of Sunday's final.
Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lord's but only to finish the tournament with four straight wins and ultimately paying the price for a sluggish start.
In a tiring women's World Cup semi-final, Netherlands pushed Sweden out of the game, taking themselves to this weekend's final against the United States.
Pakistan, who moved ahead of England to fourth in the table, now need to win their final match against Bangladesh on Friday and hope other results go their way to advance to the World Cup semi-finals.
Both sides will clash in England's Headingley as ties between Islamabad and Kabul remain frosty with both accusing each other of patronising militants.
Pakistan's national cricket team beat New Zealand by six wickets at the Cricket World Cup increasing chances to reach the semi-finals.
The English have gone from one foot in the final to all out survival, with Eoin Morgan's side having now lost two games, and can ill afford to lose another.
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