USA-Portugal World Cup Draw: Stars React on Twitter
The United States was burned by a last-minute Portugal goal during Sunday’s World Cup face-off, leading to a 2-2 draw and denying the Americans an automatic berth in the next round. After a tense, back-and-forth match the U.S. team seemed to have in hand, the tie stunned the millions of Americans following the action on TV, including plenty of celebrities. Their reactions spanned from disappointment in what felt like a defeat to pride that the squad played a tough Portuguese team to a draw.
The United States can still advance with a victory or tie against Germany on Thursday. Check out some of the celebrity reaction to Sunday’s draw below.
Whew!!!! My first breath for the last 95 minutes
— Rihanna (@rihanna) June 22, 2014
Oh my god.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 22, 2014
Speechless over the end of that game. Go USA.
— Matt Lauer (@MLauer) June 22, 2014
What a match. 30 seconds away from advancing! Still, we control our own destiny… #IBelieve Go on #USMNT
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 23, 2014
Damn. RT @BBCSport FT #USA 2-2 Portugal. Goal in injury time keeps #POR in #WorldCup http://t.co/TgptyP5TW6 #USAvsPOR pic.twitter.com/y8NG8B66sL
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) June 23, 2014
— Natalie Morales (@NMoralesNBC) June 22, 2014
Can’t believe that just happened. Still proud. Time to get it done next game. #USASoccer
— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) June 22, 2014
Well it was a good try USA :(
— Drake Bell (@DrakeBell) June 22, 2014
How does that happen? Unreal….. #USAvsPortugal
— Nick Lachey (@NickLachey) June 22, 2014
We didn’t lose. A point’s a point. So proud of our team! #USA
— Sarah Hyland (@Sarah_Hyland) June 22, 2014
Beautiful @ussoccer is at the point we’re upset with a tie vs Portugal Come a long way!
— Chris Harrison (@chrisbharrison) June 23, 2014