Whether it was shock, horror, grim acceptance or even a joke or two, stars like Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen and Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany joined the chorus of players past and present having their say on the Republican candidate’s controversial win.
TV presenter and former England striker Gary Lineker was one of the first to take to social media to share his disbelief in the shock result.
Belgium defenders Jan Vertonghen and Kompany also couldn’t believe their eyes calling the result embarrassing.
Bayern Munich defender Javi Martinez questioned his future chances of playing in the MLS with Trump expected to push for tighter immigration laws in the United States.
The election news also appeared to get under the skin of former Netherlands and Liverpool winger Ryan Babel
Despite recently being shown the door at Rangers, outspoken midfielder Joey Barton couldn’t help but share his two cents.
Former England, Manchester United and Everton player Phil Neville pressed his claim for the nickname Nostradamus.
Robbie Savage lived up to his last name with this response to Paul Dickov’s comments to the Trump news.
Finally Stoke City’s United States National Team representative Geoff Cameron couldn’t help but bring some optimism to the pervading doom and gloom.