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U.S. fans ‘believe that we will win!’
Some wanted to play soccer barefoot on the beach with Brazilians, experiencing for themselves those romanticized images they’d seen on TV. Others dreamed of attending meaningful games in the homeland of Pele, soaking up the passion for the game permeating not just the stadiums, but every corner of every neighborhood.
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US can clinch advancement with win over Portugal
With a win over the Portuguese and reigning world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo, the U.S. would accomplish a pair of American firsts: reaching the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups and advancing with a game to spare.
Messi scores winner, Klose ties Ronaldo's record
Miroslav Klose scored a World Cup goal for the record books. Lionel Messi grabbed a late winner to put Argentina into the round of 16.
Ecuador comes from behind to beat Honduras 2-1
Ecuador forward Enner Valencia scored twice in a 2-1 comeback victory over Honduras on Friday that kept his team in contention at the World Cup.
France beats Swiss 5-2 to take control of Group E
France is striking at the World Cup again, this time in a way the fans back home will approve of.
Costa Rica continues to surprise by beating Italy
Costa Rica has turned the tables on the team's World Cup expectations. Or at least on everyone else's expectations.
Ronaldo and Portugal take on US at World Cup
With Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal still has a chance to reach the second round at the World Cup. Without him, the advantage might just switch to the United States.
Uruguay, Colombia win; Greece-Japan play to scoreless draw
Before the World Cup, Uruguay was worried about Luis Suarez's knee and Colombia was fretting over injured Radamel Falcao. Considering the wild celebrations Thursday, neither should have.
Many fans of Mexico at World Cup come from US
The number of fans cheering Mexico at the World Cup has taken observers in Brazil by surprise. But talk to those waving the green-white-and-red, and it becomes clear that when the tournament ends, many will return home not to Mexico, but to the United States.
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