Twitter had trouble finding proper Laura Bassett after own goal
After England lost the Women's World Cup semifinal to Japan in the most shockingly heartbreaking fashion imaginable on Wednesday night, lots of people ran to Twitter to express their condolences to Laura Bassett, the England defender who put in the own goal.
One of the first results when searching for Laura Bassett, is @LEBassett, which belongs to a Huffington Post political reporter, not the English soccer star.
This led to reporter Laura Bassett getting a lot of heartfelt messages telling her to keep her head up intended for soccer Laura Bassett.
Bassett pointed out that she was not the woman people were looking for, but admitted she did not mind her moment in the sporting spotlight.
Guys I'm not Laura Bassett the soccer player. But feel free to continue tweeting at me it's kinda fun— Laura Bassett (@LEBassett) July 2, 2015
- Brendan Maloy