Sports personalities react to Donald Trump's victory in the US Election
Gary Lineker was perplexed, while Eddie Hearn found some reason why you shouldn't be all that shocked16:13 Wednesday 9 November 2016, 16:13 9 Nov 2016
The world watched late into Tuesday night and early into Wednesday morning as Donald Trump slowly, but surely, garnered enough of the vote to win the US Election.
The world famous businessman shocked the world and rode a wave of anti-establishment feeling within the US public to record the most unlikely result in US presidential history.
Twitter has been awash today with people on both sides congratulating President-elect Trump, while others despaired for the upcoming four years under his stewardship.
Here is just some of what sports figures thought of the results.
We live in extraordinary times.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 9, 2016
President Trump. Only in America...🤔— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) November 9, 2016
A world of hate awaits— Dean Rock (@Deanrock14) November 9, 2016
You'll do well to get home over that wall. https://t.co/SKZDRnRkCH— Shane Lowry (@ShaneLowryGolf) November 9, 2016
You can't be surprised that Trump has got in when thousands are voting for Honey G every Saturday— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) November 9, 2016
So....are we still doing the fight Saturday?— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) November 9, 2016
What a sad, sad world we live in....#USelection2016— Derval O'Rourke (@DervalORourke) November 9, 2016
Can someone tell me if trump really won? I'm just awake and I don't believe the media— Paddy Barnes (@paddyb_ireland) November 9, 2016
Wtf.. Let's put all the idiots around the world in power and see what happens. Next gen reality TV. #SadWorld— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) November 9, 2016
I knew Trump would win— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) November 9, 2016
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