Twitter reacts to USWNT’s World Cup win
The U.S. women’s national team won the World Cup for the fourth time in their history, as they beat the Netherlands 2-0 in Lyon on Sunday.
And this time it caused probably the biggest stir ever across the globe and on home soil.
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Second half goals from Megan Rapinoe (from the penalty spot) and Rose Lavelle did the job for Jill Ellis’ side, as they became just the second team to complete back-to-back World Cup wins.
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Ellis is also the first women’s coach in history to win consecutive titles.
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Below is a look at some of the reactions from prominent figures on Twitter to the USWNT going back-to-back.
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