New Zealand defeated England to clinch the Rugby World Cup, but fans claimed the small trophy looked like it could be bought “for $10 on eBay.”
New Zealand women’s rugby team beat England 34-31ending the Red Roses’ 30-Test winning streak.
England played most of the game with 14 players due to an 18th-minute red card from Lydia Thompson.
Such a disadvantage extended England’s final losing streak to New Zealand to five.
England had a chance to grab the win in the final lineout but lost the throw.
New Zealand reward for winning World Cup Fans were saying the same thing because it was a strangely small trophy. It looks cheap.
“I ate a kebab bigger than that trophy last night,” one person said on Twitter.
Another said: “Come on! The Women’s Rugby World Cup deserves a better trophy than that.
“Looks like you can buy one on eBay for $10.”
A third tweeted, “Those Rugby World Cup trophies… ugly!!! Big modified cups rotting in the shed!!!”
The win made New Zealand six-time world champions in the backyard of Eden Park.
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