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Women’s World Cup final: A field guide to insulting gestures the Dutch and American teams could employ

When the U.S. faced England on the football pitch earlier this week, the outcome was perhaps unsurprising: The U.S. was on its way to the women’s World Cup finals — and the English on their way home.

What was arguably more stunning, however, was the reaction to star U.S. striker Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking pantomime in celebrating the go-ahead goal in American’s 2-1 victory against England.

Some English fans viewed this sip-heard-around-the-world as distasteful, while others were merely shocked at the display of arrogance on the game’s grandest stage. Many U.S. fans lauded the move as brilliant, though, and the New York Post immortalized the pinkie-out gesture on its front page.

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