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Team Canada defeated the United States 8-5 on Saturday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park to win the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship, avenging a 10-7 from the tournament's first game.

Goalkeeper Dillon Ward was named the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships Most Valuable Player for Canada, who also happens to play professionally in Denver for the Colorado Mammoth.

"Words can't even describe this right now," said Ward. "I'd go to battle with this team any day. What they mean to me and to Canada lacrosse it's unbelievable."

American's Paul Rabil, Tucker Durkin and Rob Pannell were also named to the All-Tournament team.

Canada has now won two out of the last three World Championships.

For more insight, including why Denver has special meaning to Team Canada MVP Dillon Ward, click on the video player above.

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