How did soccer world react to Trump’s election?

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Players and influential figures in soccer around the globe reacted to Donald Trump’s shock election as the 45th U.S. president.

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On Wednesday morning the news was announced and it is safe to say there were contrasting views on his election, plus plenty of witty banter flying around.

Below is a look at how some Premier League stars in other leagues responded to “the Donald” being placed in charge of the USA…


Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen made his feelings crystal clear.

Belgium and Man City captain Vincent Kompany is far from impressed…

USMNT and Stoke City star Geoff Cameron makes his feeling clear too.

Bayern Munich’s Javi Martinez may be putting an end to his plans to play in MLS one day.

Southampton striker Charlie Austin is on Kevin McCallister’s side…