The U.S. is off to a victorious start in the World Cup, defeating Ghana 2-1 in a thrilling first game. Twitter reacted in kind, expressing some sincere joy and some bitter joy too. Here are the 10 best (or at least punniest) tweets on the matter.
That's Ghana sting. #soccerfun— andy lassner (@andylassner) June 17, 2014
"U Ghana b bad. U Ghana b bold. U Ghana b wiser. U Ghana b hard. U Ghana b tough. U Ghana b stronger."--Coach Des'ree #WorldCup2014— Justin Martindale (@justmartindale) June 17, 2014
This is the biggest moment in the history of the American flag emoticon. #WorldCup2014— Damien Fahey (@DamienFahey) June 17, 2014
Soccer’s got more nils than a Norwegian phonebook.— Bryan Donaldson (@TheNardvark) June 17, 2014
Go USA! Fastest goal in U.S. World Cup history in the #USAvsGHANA game. 32 seconds! It took me longer to look up where Ghana is.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 16, 2014
Finally someone took Ghana down a notch— Jonathan Doyle (@inpoliteco) June 17, 2014
vaguely tweet about sports to tease all the people doing it sincerely, forgetting that you do exactly that with all the shows you watch.— Jonah Ray (@jonahray) June 17, 2014