Pittsburgh native Meghan Klingenberg celebrates goal with Terrible Towel
Game 1 of the U.S. women’s national team’s 10-match ‘Victory Tour,’ an 8-0 demolition of Costa Rica, was held at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
So when Pittsburgh native Meghan Klingenberg scored to make it 5-0 early in the second half, she knew exactly how to celebrate.
‘Kling,’ as she’s called by her teammates, immediately sprinted over to high five her teammates on the bench before Jill Ellis provided the assist of the evening and threw her one of the yellow, iconic towels every Pittsburgh sports fan loves and every non-Pittsburgh fan loves to hate on. She looked so ecstatic, you almost thought she had only just at that moment won the World Cup.
Obviously, the crowd ate it up: