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Former Kansas Star Joel Embiid Tweets Support For Ronaldo, Gets Harassed By Angry Americans

Americans are justifiably a bit sour after watching the US concede a game-tying goal against Portugal in the final minute of stoppage time Sunday night in the World Cup. But perhaps we can do a little better than what you're about to see below.

Former Kansas star Joel Embiid, who was projected to be the first overall pick in next week's NBA Draft before having foot surgery this past week, is apparently a fan of Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo - the same man who had the all-important assist for Portugal on the game's final goal. When he tweeted his appreciation, he drew the ire of many heartbroken Americans. Sadly, many went too far.

What we've shown you below is just a portion of what's out there - there are a number that are very NSFW - you can check them out on your own.

">June 22, 2014

">@JoelEmbiid Honestly who cares what some brittle boned scrub from Cameroon thinks?

— Charles O'Hearn (@CharlesOHearn)

@JoelEmbiid Honestly who cares what some brittle boned scrub from Cameroon thinks?

— Charlie O'Hearn (@CharlesOHearn) June 23, 2014

">June 23, 2014

">@JoelEmbiid: Ronaldo my boy #halamadrid” what the hell is wrong with you you cripple

— Luke Coleman (@Luke_Coleman26)

@JoelEmbiid: Ronaldo my boy #halamadrid” what the hell is wrong with you you cripple

— kung fu coleman (@Luke_Coleman26) June 23, 2014

">June 23, 2014

">@JoelEmbiid get the eff out of here..

— Mario (@mario_herrera)

@JoelEmbiid get the eff out of here..

— M (@mario_herrera) June 23, 2014

">June 23, 2014

">@JoelEmbiid ugh...Glad you left KU now...

— James Northcutt (@James_Northcutt)

@JoelEmbiid ugh...Glad you left KU now...

— James Northcutt (@James_Northcutt) June 23, 2014

">June 23, 2014

Between the pre-surgery selfieand now this, it's been an interesting week for Embiid online.