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After five years and two World Cups, Ellis signs off as USWNT coach

(CNN)All good things must come to an end, and so it is that Jill Ellis has stepped down as coach of the United States women's soccer team.Ellis, who took charge in 2014, led the side to two World Cup final victories, most recently in France earlier this year. She oversaw her final match Sunday, a 1-1 draw against South Korea in Chicago. The 53-year-old stands down as the most successful coach in USWNT history with 106 wins, 19 draws and just seven losses.She is the only person to take charge of two successful Women's World Cup campaigns, recording victories in all 15 games across her two tournaments bar a 0-0 draw against Sweden in 2015. The US defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in Lyon in July to lift its fourth World Cup title and over the pa ...