'And the sparse crowd goes wild' - Soccer world reacts to Donald Trump's inauguration

Alex Wong
The footballing world had its say as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Two and a half months after his stunning election win, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday.

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The controversial businessman and reality TV star drew no shortage of attention from the footballing world over the course of the campaign, and that certainly continued when Barack Obama stepped aside and Trump's presidency formally began with the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Here are a few of the notable reactions from social media as current and former players paid tribute to Obama while addressing the start of the Trump presidency ...

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