World Cup: MLS players, athletes around the world & Vincent Kompany react to USA's loss to Belgium
After USA's 2-1 loss to Belgium, responses to the team's performance came streaming in from across the globe. These included some tweets from MLS players, soccer players in other leagues, other athletes, and one from the captain of the Belgian team itself. We'll start there.
— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) July 1, 2014
— Michael Parkhurst (@MFparkhurst) July 1, 2014
Thank you for capturing the hearts of America boys. If you aren't proud of this team, I hate you.
— Dax McCarty (@DaxMcCarty11) July 1, 2014
Well done boys gotta lot to be proud about. Proud American back home and I can say dat we hav earned a lot of respect after this World Cup!!
— Eddie Johnson (@eddie_johnson7) July 1, 2014
— Sean Johnson (@sjohn25) July 1, 2014
The American heart never fails to amaze me. Thanks for the ride #USMNT
— Mike Magee (@magee9) July 1, 2014
Brave effort. Hats off to Tim Howard. One of the best ever. Look out four years from now!
— Anthony Precourt (@APrecourt) July 1, 2014
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 1, 2014
— Drew Carey (@DrewFromTV) July 1, 2014
— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) July 1, 2014
— William Trapp (@wil_trapp) July 1, 2014
— Jay DeMerit (@D6MERIT) July 1, 2014
What a great game of football... Well done to #CFC boys ... Tim Howard man of the match !
— Petr Cech (@PetrCech) July 1, 2014
Proud of those boys. Left it all out there on the field. No denying American soccer is here to stay!!! #usa
— Stuart Holden (@stuholden) July 1, 2014
So much respect for the guys, they played with so much pride. We will be back! #USMNT
— Robbie Rogers (@robbierogers) July 1, 2014
Best game of what has been the best World Cup for years. US have come on so much in such a short space of time.Huge performance despite loss
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) July 1, 2014
— Stefan Frei (@Stefan24Frei) July 1, 2014
Love America! So proud of our @ussoccer team!
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) July 1, 2014
— Maurice Jones-Drew (@Jones_Drew32) July 1, 2014