Twitter Reacts: Goalkeeper Rodrigo Schlegel

Twitter Reacts: Goalkeeper Rodrigo Schlegel

Following one of the wildest penalty shootouts anyone who follows the sport has ever seen, the save heard ‘round the world by defender Rodrigo Schlegel off the foot of NYCFC defender Gudmundur Thórainsson took Twitter by storm, as the emergency goalkeeper helped send the Lions through to the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs.

MLS Twitter alone had a plethora of reactions:

Along with media worldwide:

Both current and former Lions celebrated the moment:

Along with members of the Orlando Pride:

And even more of Orlando’s own:

In a moment that will remain forever ingrained in our Club’s history, from all of us at Orlando City SC: Vamos, Rodrigo!!


September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.