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SportMegan Rapinoe defends Alex Morgan over controversial celebration

21:26  03 july  2019
21:26  03 july  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Megan Rapinoe responding to criticism that Alex Morgan ’s tea-sipping celebration was distasteful: “Wah, wah, wah. Many fans in the United States thought Morgan ’s celebration was clever and hilarious, but one English player ripped her for it. The US team clearly isn’t concerned about offending

Soccer player Megan Rapinoe defended teammate Alex Morgan 's goal celebration during the semifinals of the 2019 World Cup. The latest celebration by Morgan on Tuesday included a tea sip to poke fun at the history between the United States and England.

Megan Rapinoe defends Alex Morgan over controversial celebration© Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Morgan has faced some criticism for the way she celebrated her goal in the USA’s semifinal match against England on Tuesday, and Megan Rapinoe thinks anyone who had a problem with it needs to lighten up.

When asked on Wednesday about the reaction to Morgan’s tea-sipping celebration, Rapinoe mocked the critics and said the US team likes to “work hard” and “play hard.”

Morgan broke out the clearly pre-planned celebration after scoring her sixth goal of the World Cup.

Many fans in the United States thought Morgan’s celebration was clever and hilarious, but one English player ripped her for it. The US team clearly isn’t concerned about offending opponents.

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