United States forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates one of the 13 goals against Thailand

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United States forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates one of the 13 goals against Thailand

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United States forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates one of the 13 goals against Thailand

Ten things from the world of sport on Wednesday 12 June

Daily Briefing

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 11:46am

1. US ‘slammed’ for celebrations

Defending champions United States were on fire in the 13-0 victory over Thailand in their opening match at the Fifa Women’s World Cup.

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Alex Morgan scored five times in the goal-fest as the US recorded the biggest ever World Cup win.

While the US were praised for their play on the pitch, many fans and pundits were not happy with the over-the-top goal celebrations against the Thai minnows.

Metro reports that ex-Canada players Clare Rustad and Kaylyn Kyle both “slammed” the US for their antics.

Rustad said: “I just think they could have won with some humility and grace, and they just couldn’t manage to …read more

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