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The U.S. women’s soccer team knows how to get Twitter fired up. Megan Rapinoe’s two-goal game against France had fans trying to make her the next big meme. In Tuesday’s game against England, it was Alex Morgan’s turn.
After scoring a goal to put the U.S. team up 2-1, Morgan decided to celebrate by sipping some tea.
It looked a little like this.
Not surprisingly, that celebration was divisive. Turns out, people rooting for the United States were on board.
Here for Alex Morgan’s sipping tea celebration 😂 pic.twitter.com/vUOhJolHJ4
— Meghan Montemurro (@M_Montemurro) July 2, 2019
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEX MORGAN YOU'RE THIRTY YEARS OLD NOW AND YOU HAVE EARNED THE RIGHT TO PETTY GOAL CELEBRATIONS LIKE DRINKING TEA BECAUSE YOU'RE PLAYING ENGLAND
— Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) July 2, 2019
Alex Morgan trolling the Brits...drinking tea with her pinky up....GOAT. <3 pic.twitter.com/NmCniF3hrD
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) July 2, 2019
Some were actually upset about it.
— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) July 2, 2019
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) July 2, 2019
Others decided to have fun with it.
— Twins That Travel 👯 (@TwinsThatTravel) July 2, 2019
— 929ESPN (@929espn) July 2, 2019
y’all only have one queen and we put eleven on the field at a time, shame about that
— BUM CHILLUPS (@edsbs) July 2, 2019
Thanks to Morgan, and a clutch save by Alyssa Naeher, the U.S. went on to win the game 2-1.
With the win, the U.S. women’s team advances to the final. They’ll take on the winner of Netherlands vs. Sweden, where they’ll hopefully get to show off at least one more epic goal celebration.
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