No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands
Catastrophic. Suffering. A Historic Humiliation. Those were just some of the apocalyptic headlines Brazilian publications used to describe the national soccer team’s 7-1 drubbing by Germany.
As the final whistle blew, the Vai Vai drum corps erupted into high gear, as women danced a frenetic samba, men ran around lifting plastic chairs into the air, and parents held toddlers aloft in glee as the party prepared to roll all night.
You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
The World Cup is still in motion and the USMNT is still alive in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.
Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…
U.S. players have their work cut out for them Thursday. So do fans and the media, who have to make their way to Arena Pernambuco amid downpours and flooded roads.
Suarez, who’s been suspended twice before for biting and could be out for the rest of the tourney, is currently starring on social media. I mean if one player bites another at the World cup, you’re gonna get some attention. Here are 15 amazing Tweets about the Suarez World Cup Snack.
Let’s take a look at the top five thrilling finishes so far in the 2014 World Cup after 10 days.
While Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is no soccer aficionado, he really takes a deep look into the 2014 World Cup by asking the important USMNT related questions.
The conspiracy theorists are out in full force: Would the United States and Germany try to play to a tie Thursday that would guarantee World Cup advancement to both nations?
Schumer is asking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a health alert to medical professionals in New York and around the country for identifying, treating and containing the chikungunya virus.
Lionel Messi scored a superb goal in stoppage time to give Argentina a 1-0 victory over Iran on Saturday and secure his team’s place in the second round of the World Cup.