RGIII, Bryce Harper and other local pros show their love for the USMNT


(Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon played soccer in high school, remains a soccer fan and had previously mentioned his desire to attend this year’s World Cup in Brazil, so it was no surprise to see Garcon tweeting about Monday’s USA-Ghana match. His three tweets during the game perfectly encapsulate the USMNT’s 2-1 win.

(Note: Those boxes in Garcon’s third tweet are actually American flag icons, which don’t come through when tweets are embedded in WordPress.)

Garcon was far from the only Redskins player invested in Monday’s game. Here’s a collection of U-S-A love from Garcon’s teammates and other local pro athletes. Remember: The boxes are flags. Lots and lots of flags.

WIZARDS

NATS

CAPITALS

At least one local pro is cheering for a different country, though Kevin Seraphin doesn’t appear to have discovered the French flag icon on Twitter.

Poor Honduras. Lol.

Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you’ve got a tip to share.

sports

dc-sports-bog

Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Comments
Show Comments
Next Story
Dan Steinberg · June 17, 2014

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.