World Cup 2014: Celebrities Take To Twitter To Show Support For Team USA [TWEETS]

Celebrities took to twitter in droves Monday to show their support for Team USA Reuters

Celebrities and fans alike took to Twitter on Monday evening to cheer on Team USA in their 2014 World Cup opening match against Ghana. In one of the most exciting and thrilling games Americans have ever seen, the "Stars and Stripes" beat the "Black Stars" 2-1 on a header by John Brooks in the closing minutes. The game was full of ups and downs as Team USA took fans on a roller coaster ride of emotions. 

Fans were excited for the match to begin as a record 20,000 + fans purchased tickets. They were not let down as USA's, Clint Dempsey scored within the first 30 seconds of the game. The fastest goal ever scored by Team USA in history. Emotions then turned as the Americans saw their star striker, Jozy Altidore go down with a serious hamstring injury. Injuries and substiutions continued throughout the match as the U.S. squad went on the defense to try and hold on to their lead. Ghana scored the equalizer in the 83rd minute with a goal by Andrew Ayew. Then the dramatic moment came: on a set piece in the 86th minute, super sub, John Brooks headed the Graham Zusi corner kick into the net and the U.S. won the match. 

During the game, over 4.9 million tweets went out to show support for team USA. We have cultivated the top 15 Celebrity Tweets from the match:

Jimmy Fallon took to twitter to show off a little World Cup humor:


St. Louis Blues Hockey star TJ Oshie knows what it's like to play for Team USA:

CNBC's Jim Cramer took a different angle on the game:

Actor, Jeremy Piven wrote:

Arnold Schwarzenegger showed off his new t-shirt:

Ryan Seacrest also had a new US wardrobe:

Lebron James now has a lot of free time on his hands and returned to social media in a big way during the match after a three month absence:

Yes, Tim Tebow is still around and decided to show his support:

New Orleans Saints All-Pro QB, Drew Brees, got a #9 USMNT:

Talk Show Host and Comedian, Ellen Degeneres knew her history when she took to Twitter:

Even the White House got in on the action:

Houston Texan's superstar, J.J. Watt, had a delayed Fathers Day celebration during the game:

Former New York City Mayor, Mike Bloomberg got in on the action:

Robert Griffin III knows what it's like to get injured and showed his support for Altidore:

And finally, what's a World Cup match without a Kobe Bryant tweet:



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Michael Duarte

Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles based writer. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Screenwriting Scholarship Award in 2004 and the Corwin Writing Award for his feature screenplay, "Chasing 4:00" in 2005. In addition to Sports writing, Michael is an avid marathon runner and fan of the Magic Bullet blender.