The Republic of Ireland football team pulled off a magical 1-0 win against Italy in Lille to qualify for the last 16 of Euro 2016. Ireland will now play host nation France in the last 16 and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor reacted with a passionate tweet following the conclusion of the game.
YEESSSS GET IN THERE!!!!
McLean is an ANIMAL! Ref is a rat. Brady what a fucking header!!!
BUZZING!!!! COME ON YOU BOYS IN GREEN!!!!
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 22, 2016
McGregor will rematch Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in Las Vegas.
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