After the controversial character romped to US Presidential victory last night, a multitude of high-profile American and world sports stars alike took to social media to let their feelings be known…
Unsurprisingly, the majority of those who posted were either in shock or simply venting their anger at the situation:
Buffalo Bills Leger Douzable was blunt in his rhetoric:
— Leger Douzable (@LegerDouzable) November 9, 2016
Fellow NBA veterans Lou Williams and Jamal Crawford failed to see the funny side of it all:
I’m legit worried.
— Lou Williams (@TeamLou23) November 9, 2016
Gonna pray even longer tonight…
— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) November 9, 2016
We’re All From Africa and will welcome you back
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) November 9, 2016
I wonder how the world is looking at us right now?
— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) November 9, 2016
We all need to give President-Elect Trump a chance. Support the good. Lobby against what we disagree on. No one is bigger than us all
— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) 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
We live in extraordinary times.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 9, 2016
While our own Kevin Kilbane compared proceedings to 2016’s other worldwide debacle, Brexit:
— Kevin Kilbane (@kdkilbane77) November 9, 2016
So….are we still doing the fight Saturday?
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) November 9, 2016
While Dublin’s John Small was in joking mood:
— John Small (@JohnSmall6) November 9, 2016
A world of hate awaits
— Dean Rock (@Deanrock14) November 9, 2016
Ah. One of those days were getting out of bed isn’t just a struggle, it’s quite possibly the wrong life choice
— Jack McCaffrey (@jackmcc93) November 9, 2016
What a sad, sad world we live in….#USelection2016
— Derval O’Rourke (@DervalORourke) November 9, 2016
Boxer Paddy Barnes was in genuine shock:
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
The day hate won. Well done America. #ElectionNight
— Annette Edmondson (@NettieEdmo) November 9, 2016
Finally, our sponsors Coral put an interesting twist on things:
— Coral (@Coral) November 9, 2016
There is understandably more disagreement on Trump being elected on the part of the American public than the rest of the world, highlighted by social media this morning.
So, on behalf of all of us non-Americans…
You got it wrong America. Best of luck cleaning up the mess you’ve made for yourselves.