American Megan Rapinoe scored both goals in a 2-1 win over hosts France in their Women’s World Cup quarter-final match on Friday night.
Her celebratory pose after putting United States in front early in the first half inspired a series of memes online.
— Marie Connor (@thistallawkgirl) June 28, 2019
The 33-year-old midfielder has already hit the headlines during this tournament for emphatically declaring she would refuse to meet President Donald Trump should the team go on to lift the trophy.
In response to that and her performance in the crucial tie, these were the best tweets and jokes after Megan Rapinoe’s goal celebration in America’s Women’s World Cup quarter-final win over France:
when I get my inbox down to ten emails pic.twitter.com/yvBoAXZErA
— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) June 28, 2019
— Schooley (@Rschooley) June 29, 2019
TEAR DOWN THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS AND PUT UP MEGAN RAPINOE MONUMENTS ITS THE ONLY WAY TO HEAL AMERICA
— Clint Smith (@ClintSmithIII) June 28, 2019
"First player to score four straight world cup goals in US history"
— Ana ♻️ (@chexx__m) June 28, 2019
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/ANGqLJ7hZv
— roger bennett (@rogbennett) June 28, 2019
Megan Rapinoe about to parachute into the Democratic primary, start with a solid 20%
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) June 28, 2019
When I do the easiest task on my to-do list pic.twitter.com/fTvrXoZYXB
— Sam Montgomery (@sammontgomery) June 28, 2019
— DrXtinaLane (@XtinaLane) June 28, 2019
“behold the field in which I grow my fucks and see that it is barren” -megan rapinoe pic.twitter.com/cEjuHzOmEz
— kels (@LadyLovesTaft) June 28, 2019
Megan Rapinoe looking like she’s about to grab Oathkeeper and go avenge Renly Baratheon’s death. pic.twitter.com/iAgHn3JcDU
— The Volatile Mermaid (@OhNoSheTwitnt) June 29, 2019
“How much do you hate the current president”
Megan Rapinoe: “This much” pic.twitter.com/MhXMWUyD0w
— Sean Yoo (@SeanYoo) June 28, 2019
— ElElegante101 (@skolanach) June 29, 2019