Celebrities, politicians and sports stars have taken to Twitter to celebrate the U.S. Women’s team’s historic World Cup victory.
The game was tied until the 62nd minute when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty won by Alex Morgan after a VAR review.
American nerves were settled when Rose Lavelle scored a second after a wonderful solo run.
No team has ever scored more goals in a single Women’s World Cup than the 26 goals the U.S. amassed in this year’s tournament.
Some members of their team have attracted controversy for the manner of their celebrations earlier in the tournament but today Twitter was united in their praise for their unprecedented triumph.
Congratulations to the #USWNT on their 4th World Cup win! These athletes have brought more attention, support, & pride to women’s sport than perhaps any other team in history. It is long past time to pay them what they rightly deserve. 🇺🇸🏆🏆🏆🏆 #USAvNED #WorldCupfinal #EqualPay— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) July 7, 2019
Yes! Fourth star. Back to back. Congrats to the record breakers on the @USWNT, an incredible team that’s always pushing themselves—and the rest of us—to be even better. Love this team. #OneNationOneTeam— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 7, 2019
The US women’s soccer team are the world champions! I’m so happy. These women are the best of what our country represents. You’re welcome on my show any time. My World Cup runneth over. @USWNT #USA #FIFAWWC— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 7, 2019
Queens Of Lyon 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #USWNT— Jared Followill (@youngfollowill) July 7, 2019
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