Twitter agrees Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne looks like ' The Sherminator ' - Metro US

Twitter agrees Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne looks like ‘ The Sherminator ‘

Kevin De Bruyne Sherminator American Pie Twitter thinks “The Sherminator” did in the United States in the World Cup. Credit: Getty Images


As soon as Kevin De Bruyne’s face became nearly as red as Belgium’s jerseys in the United States-Belgium World Cup showdown Tuesday, Twitter exploded with references to Chris Owen’s character from the film “American Pie,” the oft-hated but secretly loved, “Sherminator.” See video below if you’re too young or unfamiliar:

Personally, I think De Bruyne is a dead-ringer for Scott Farkus from “A Christmas Story” or maybe one of the lost O’Doyle brothers from “Billy Madison” … but that’s just me.

A look at some of the best (or worst) reaction tweets from after De Bruyne broke the hearts of American soccer fans everywhere:

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