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Head coach Futoshi Ikeda is thrown in the air after Japan defeated Spain 3-1 in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France final on Friday.
Captain Moeka Minami of Japan lifts the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup trophy.
Fuka Nagano lifts the trophy after the final of the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France on Friday.
Silver ball winner Saori Takarada of Japan. She also won the Bronze Boot and Player of the final awards.
Bronze ball winner Moeka Minami of Japan. 
Sheer joy for Japan after winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 final against Spain.
Japan pose for the cameras after the final against Spain.
Japan's celebrations continue in the dressing room after the final against Spain.
Japan's Hinata Miyazawa (second from left) celebrates her team's first goal with Asato Miyagawa, Fuka Nagano and Hana Takahashi. 
Joy for Japan after scoring against Spain.
Head coach Futoshi Ikeda is thrown in the air after Japan defeated Spain 3-1 in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France final on Friday.
Captain Moeka Minami of Japan lifts the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup trophy.
Fuka Nagano lifts the trophy after the final of the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France on Friday.
Silver ball winner Saori Takarada of Japan. She also won the Bronze Boot and Player of the final awards.
Bronze ball winner Moeka Minami of Japan. 
Sheer joy for Japan after winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 final against Spain.
Japan pose for the cameras after the final against Spain.
Japan's celebrations continue in the dressing room after the final against Spain.
Japan's Hinata Miyazawa (second from left) celebrates her team's first goal with Asato Miyagawa, Fuka Nagano and Hana Takahashi. 
Joy for Japan after scoring against Spain.
Head coach Futoshi Ikeda is thrown in the air after Japan defeated Spain 3-1 in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France final on Friday.
Captain Moeka Minami of Japan lifts the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup trophy.
Fuka Nagano lifts the trophy after the final of the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France on Friday.
Silver ball winner Saori Takarada of Japan. She also won the Bronze Boot and Player of the final awards.
Bronze ball winner Moeka Minami of Japan. 
Sheer joy for Japan after winning the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 final against Spain.
Japan pose for the cameras after the final against Spain.
Japan's celebrations continue in the dressing room after the final against Spain.
Japan's Hinata Miyazawa (second from left) celebrates her team's first goal with Asato Miyagawa, Fuka Nagano and Hana Takahashi. 
Joy for Japan after scoring against Spain.

Vannes: Japan completed the trifecta of Women's World Cups by winning the FIFA U-20 title on Friday to add to the 2011 World Cup and 2014 FIFA U-17 titles, becoming the first nation to win all three crowns.

The 3-1 win over Spain in the final on Friday was remarkable as the European champions had defeated Japan 1-0 in the group stage and looked to have a slight edge going into the final.

Head coach Futoshi Ikeda had set his team a target of making the final but the Young Nadeshiko went one better to create history.

Join the-AFC.com as we relive Japan's historic victory at Stade de la Rabine.

Images: FIFA via Getty Images

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