Leslie Jones Discovered Soccer Over The Weekend And All The World Rejoiced

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Comedian and hero of these troubled times Leslie Jones has delighted Twitter followers with her sports and pop culture commentary. Her live reactions to Game of Thrones earlier this year the stuff of legend. More recently, her shouty, earnest, unapologetically enthusiastic reactions to the Rio Olympics were so hilarious that NBC put her on a plane to Brazil.

This past weekend, the Saturday Night Live cast member got into soccer and It. Was. Glorious.

Fair warning: the tweets and videos posted below may be NSFW.

She started with a delayed viewing of Barcelona vs Manchester City in the Champions League.

On Saturday, she uncovered one of football fandom’s greatest treasures: Shirtless Olivier Giroud.

Jones then spent Sunday taking in some early morning Premier League football before launching into a full day of MLS Cup Playoff action.

We as a society do not deserve Leslie Jones. Soccer Twitter most definitely don’t deserve Leslie Jones. But she’s one of us now, and we are all better for it.

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