The Kansas City Royals proved to be a force to be reckoned with as they swept to victory in Game 5 of the World Series.
The team scored five runs in the 12th inning, beating out the New York Mets in a 7 to 2 victory.
It’s the first time the Royals have won the World Series championship since 1985.
Twitter was buzzing with reaction. Politicians took to social media to express their admiration for both teams and to congratulate the Royals on their first win in 30 years.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called it a “heartbreaking loss for the @Mets.”
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio thanked the Mets for a great season.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest couldn’t contain his excitement for his home team.
Celebrities also took to Twitter after the Royals took home the title.
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and actor Michael Rosenbaum expressed their disappointment.
While actor Matthew Modine congratulated the Royals.