Social media reacts to Maty Ryan signing for Arsenal

Check out some of the best responses that emerged as the world reacted to news of Maty Ryan's headline move to Arsenal on Friday. 

The Socceroos goalkeeper's mentions were flooded with messages of congratulations after his loan from fellow English Premier League club Brighton was made official. 

READ MORE: Maty Ryan signs for Arsenal 

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After Ryan shared the exciting news on his personal Instagram account, the comments quickly filled with replies from teammates past and present, at international and club level - as well as a few more notable Australian sporting figures. 

Maty Ryan Reactions
Maty Ryan Reactions
Maty Ryan Reactions
Maty Ryan Reactions
Maty Ryan Reactions
Maty Ryan Reactions


It was a similar story on Twitter as Socceroos and Arsenal fans reacted to the surprise news.

A few of our Westfield Matildas currently representing The Gunners in the FA Women's Super League also welcomed their fellow Aussie. 

 

Facebook saw a similar explosion of responses on Ryan's page as well as the Socceroos and Arsenal channels. 

READ MORE: Maty Ryan: I used to wake up to watch Arsenal at 4am