Twitter is falling in love with Megan Rapinoe's iconic goal celebration

Megan Rapinoe goal celebration

  • The United States Women’s National Team got off to another hot start at the Women’s World Cup on Friday.
  • Megan Rapinoe scored off a free kick just 5 minutes into the match, giving the Americans an early 1-0 lead.
  • On Twitter, fans quickly turned Rapinoe’s iconic goal celebration into a meme.
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The United States Women’s National Team got off to another hot start at the Women’s World Cup on Friday, scoring the opening goal of their quarterfinal against France just 5 minutes into the match.

After forward Alex Morgan was taken down with a tough tackle just outside the box, the Americans were awarded a free kick, which Megan Rapinoe struck with confidence into the back of the net.

While the goal itself was beautiful, it was Rapinoe’s celebration that captured the attention of fans on Twitter.

In the second half, Rapinoe added another fabulous goal, giving the Americans a 2-0 lead.

 

Should the Americans hold on to win, they’ll continue their quest to repeat as World Cup champions in the semifinal against England on July 2.

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