Twitter is falling in love with Megan Rapinoe’s iconic goal celebration

Megan Rapinoe scored the opening goal of the US’s quarterfinal against France, and fans can’t handle her graceful celebration. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

The US Women’s National Team got off to another hot start at the Women’s World Cup on Friday, scoring the opening goal of their quarterfinal against France just five minutes into the match.

After forward Alex Morgan was taken down with a tough tackle just outside the box, the Americans were awarded a free kick, which Megan Rapinoe struck with confidence into the back of the net.

While the goal itself was beautiful, it was Rapinoe’s celebration that captured the attention of fans on Twitter.^tfw

In the second half, Rapinoe added another fabulous goal, giving the Americans a 2-0 lead.

France scored a goal back late in the match, but thanks to an impressive performance by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher and the US defence, the Americans held on to win 2-1.

With the win, Rapinoe and company will advance to the semifinal on July 2 against England, just two wins away from becoming repeat World Cup champions.

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