That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?
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.
President Barack Obama rang up U.S. World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard this week to congratulate them on their athletic performances in the international tournament.
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 a lot of crazy things are happening in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.
Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.
Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team member Clint Dempsey.
Fabian Johnson scored his first international goal, Clint Dempsey doubled the lead off a defensive lapse and the United States beat Turkey 2-1 Sunday in the second of three World Cup warm-up matches for the Americans before they head to Brazil.
On this edition of the Upper 90 Soccer Show, the hosts Robert Bode, Austin Sanders, Justin McMahan and Brendan Darr review the Euro 2012 quarterfinals and give their preview of semifinals between Spain-Portugal and Germany-Italy.
This time on the Upper 90 Soccer Show, Robert Bode and fill-in hosts Brendan Darr and Scott Graham take a look back at the wild final matchday of the Barclay’s Premier League, with Manchester City dramatically hoisting their first BPL trophy and their first top-flight title since 1968.