In an early Sunday morning tweet, award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien expressed her dismay with members of the 1980 Gold Medal-winning Olympic hockey team for celebrating their historic win over the then-Soviet Union -- dubbed the "Miracle on Ice" -- with Donald Trump while wearing "Make America Great Again" hats.
According to O'Brien, seeing them hand Trump a photo-op filled her with "disappointment."
Taking to Twitter, she wrote, " Ugh.... so disappointed by the @1980MiracleTeam . I loved watching that game as a kid with my dad. Loved watching the movie with my kids. To see them on a stage, in maga hats—kinda crushing I have to say."
O'Brien's comment was echoed by many of her Twitter followers and you can see some of the responses below:
“ The name on the front is more important than the name on the back”. 🏒🏅🇺🇸 #MiracleonIce #40Years https://t.co/mLXIEjhvv3— 1980 Miracle Hockey Team (@1980 Miracle Hockey Team)1582326031.0
Ugh.... so disappointed by the @1980MiracleTeam. I loved watching that game as a kid with my dad. Loved watching th… https://t.co/JaLkZnfHse— Soledad O'Brien (@Soledad O'Brien)1582466745.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Totally agree. I’ve let go of people in my life that I’ve known for over 40 years… https://t.co/HdrrEiyCMs— Pete From PA (@Pete From PA)1582467326.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam From defeating Russia to endorsing the president Putin built. Full circle.— Harry Williams (@Harry Williams)1582466934.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Old white men are kinda predictable.— Devin Uzan (@Devin Uzan)1582475332.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam The MAGA hats, for me, were a bridge too far. They did not have to go there.— PCS901 (@PCS901)1582473053.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Kids who hated Russia, posing w/ a lazy coward who loves Russia— Bijan C. Bayne (@Bijan C. Bayne)1582469193.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Great game but a bunch of old white guys who haven't done anything of value in 40 y… https://t.co/9bSMYt1mu6— Dave (@Dave)1582466952.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam The USA Hockey team UNITED a nation in 1980. A miracle was made by beating the USSR… https://t.co/DrPiTa0mUs— Kiki (@Kiki)1582468217.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Apparently Russia won after all...— MrsDubya 😷 (@MrsDubya 😷)1582466863.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam A few of us at work were telling stories of where we were and who we were with watc… https://t.co/KfOnrXRR6J— Peter Joseph USMC 🌊 (@Peter Joseph USMC 🌊)1582466979.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam everything trump touches dies, the glory of the Miracle on Ice died at 40yrs of age— Kathy Byrne (@Kathy Byrne)1582474166.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam They’re no heroes of mine In 1980 they defeated Russia Now they bend the knee t… https://t.co/l2doMmx1Pk— Jonathan Jewel 🇺🇸 (@Jonathan Jewel 🇺🇸)1582473033.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam They have forever tarnished their legacy. And for what? Disappointing doesn't even… https://t.co/vnuCLHJDDk— Eric Slater (@Eric Slater)1582467106.0
@soledadobrien @1980MiracleTeam Legacy destroyed at the flip of a hat.— stanley 🇺🇸 (@stanley 🇺🇸)1582466837.0