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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – All hail the world champions.
But the celebrations started early online.
“Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team on winning the World Cup! Great and exciting play. America is proud of you all!” tweeted President Donald Trump.
“The greatest city in the world can’t wait to celebrate the greatest team in the world,” de Blasio wrote on Twitter.
“America is so proud of all of these amazing women,” tweeted Sen. Charles Schumer.
Schumer also pointed out the ongoing pay dispute regarding female players.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo also hailed their achievement, and asked why they were not being paid equally.
“USA! USA! USA!” cheered New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson called the team “an inspiration.”
Rep. Max Rose called their performance “incredible” and also brought up the equal pay issue.
“To the amazing women of the USWNT: Thank you for playing like girls,” tweeted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Area sports teams also tweeted their congratulations and well wishes.