Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrate with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal match at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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The US women’s soccer team is being criticized over shirts they wore on the field after winning gold at the London Olympics Thursday.
The team defeated Japan 2-1 at Wembley stadium.
The women then held up American flags and walked on the field wearing t-shirts that offended some people, according to an article on Yardbarker.com .
The shirts read “Greatness has been found.”
The article posted a tweet from TheScore.com soccer reporter Jerrad Peters which stated, “That, in a nutshell, is why no one outside the US likes them.”
Others also reportedly took to Twitter to express their disappointment with the shirts. Read more.
What do you think about the shirts? Sound off by leaving a comment!
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