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Waffle House Boycotts Belgian Waffles For Team USA, Twitter Cheers On [Photos]


We found it odd that Waffle House was tweeting, much less from their verified account (they can afford Internet?). But on Tuesday morning (July 1), the regional breakfast icon sent out a slew of posts urging Americans to boycott the Belgian (not Belgium) waffle in anticipation of today’s U.S.-Belgium fútbol game.

Despite that the Belgian waffle is not really a cultural delicacy and only largely popular in North America (as opposed to the actual country of Belgium), Waffle House declared war against the square breakfast treat as a sign of patriotism for Team USA.

It didn’t take long for Twitter to catch on and join in on the barrage of slander against the Belgium team and their not-so-much native dish.

Hit the flip to see the number of tweets we collected for your laughing pleasure.

Photo: Twitter

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  • Sweetrose78

    That’s hilarious and it certainly did it’s job to get people amped up! I don’t think people even minded or cared that they said Belgium instead of Belgian waffles or their origin for that matter. The sentiment is what counted!