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Alex Morgan scores ... and Twitter explodes!

London Olympics Soccer Women

United States’ Megan Rapinoe, right, celebrates with teammate Alex Morgan as Tobin Heath slides in on her knees after scoring against Canada during their semifinal women’s soccer match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England. (AP Photo/Jon Super)


It’s all about the hashtag in these London Games, so let’s look at what a few well-known faces from global soccer (and a couple of famous faces from lands beyond our game) are saying about the big bowl of Olympic drama that boiled over inside Old Trafford Stadium on Monday, the United States’ 4-3 win over Canada.

Heck, even Samuel L. Jackson is talking about this one.

(MORE: Let’s talk about that bizarre call from the Norwegian referee)

We’ll have even more later on the match, of course.

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(MORE: further social media reactions from Facebood and Twitter, via NBC sports)