The U.S. ladies’s soccer workforce suffered its earliest exit in a World Cup ever after shedding to Sweden within the Spherical of 16 on Sunday. The groups completed scoreless in regulation and further time earlier than Sweden prevailed 5-4 in a penalty shootout.
Sweden’s Lina Hurtig delivered the knockout blow on a penalty kick that got here off U.S. Girls’s goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher’s fingers and crossed the road by the slimmest of margins earlier than the Naeher swiped it away once more.
Take a look at how shut the shot was.
Alyssa Naeher almost stored it out 🧤 pic.twitter.com/DjpatlgCKD
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) August 6, 2023
As ESPN notes the U.S. obtained off to a scorching begin within the penalty shootout, nailing their first three photographs, earlier than Megan Rapinoe, Sophia Smith, and Kelley O’Hara missed their makes an attempt. This gave Hurtig the prospect to play hero.
American followers after the match have been completely buzzing about Rapinoe following the match after seeing her response to lacking the penalty.
Megan Rapinoe misses an important penalty kick and laughs about it.
— 3sidedstory 🇺🇲 (@3sidedstory) August 6, 2023
If she had made her kick, her workforce would have gained.
Followers completely roasted her for laughing and being a serious cause the ladies are going house.
Megan Rapinoe laughing after lacking the penalty 😂
— Amir Reza (@amir7reza7) August 6, 2023
@USWNT perhaps now you’ll be able to rise up for nationwide anthem? Megan Rapinoe simply needed to rating and the USA ladies’s World Cup workforce goes through. She shanks it and misses the aim. She laughs after she misses. We lose. All Megan Rapinoe fault. They solely care about social Justice.
— Ryan (@martianvehicle) August 6, 2023
US ladies’s soccer workforce obtained knocked out within the opening spherical of the World Cup by Sweden as the ushating Megan Rapinoe misses an important penalty kick.
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Sorry not sorry! Fuck them! Go Woke Go Residence! We have to rebuild the workforce with ladies who love this nation. pic.twitter.com/Q0FmE1VHCE
— 🗡️🛡️Sir Rickster🛡️🗡️ (@Rickster_75) August 6, 2023
Hey Megan Rapinoe, it seems such as you will not should be aggravated listening to the Nationwide Anthem on the World Cup anymore 🤣 pic.twitter.com/AkFk3XI10u
— Vince Langman (@LangmanVince) August 6, 2023
The anti-American USA woke ladies’s soccer workforce has been eradicated and Megan Rapinoe is the reason for it.
😂😂😂 I can not cease laughing. https://t.co/YU8Bj4SsAI
— Catturd ™ (@catturd2) August 6, 2023