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How A Worldwide Twitter Audience Reacted To The Puskas Award Result

Gary Reilly
By Gary Reilly
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She didn't win, but let's not let that take too much away from a brilliant couple of months for Stephanie Roche. Her skill and ability on the pitch, as well as her personality off it, have captured the imaginations of many people who wouldn't have had a clue what the Puskas Award was. In that, Stephanie truly is a winner, she has quite possibly opened up the game to an awful lot of people who wouldn't have given it a second thought.

First there was the build-up, the endless, never ending build-up.

Paul Galvin was getting a bit restless

But eventually it was time to get down to it, and even if the result was a bit of an anticlimax, that didn't stop the world from talking about it, with Roche quickly becoming a worldwide trending topic.

In case there was any doubt about just how popular she had become


Some were keen to raise bigger issues



The magnitude of Roche's accomplishment was still to be celebrated though

The man some call 'God' was displeased


John Delaney had to be shoehorned in somewhere

There was the temptation to drown sorrows

Jim Beglin said what a lot of people were thinking

And there was quite a lot of this

This is what we want to hear, sure a moral victory is just as good

All in all, we're going with Jarlath Regan's analysis


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