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John Brooks Goal Reaction

John Brooks Beats Ghana And Proves Why World Cup Is Must-See TV

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When John Brooks etched his name into American sports history Monday night with a game-winning header to beat Ghana 2-1, it proved once again why the World Cup matters so much. Because what didn't matter was the fact that the 21-year-old had virtually no international experience or that his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, was criticized for even including him on the 30-man roster. And what mattered even less was that when Brooks made the final 23-man roster, it meant that Landon Donovan, the most decorated U.S. player ever, would not be going to Brazil.

WATCH: Nothing Beats This Reporter's Reaction To John Brooks' Goal

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

The timing couldn't have been better for a local reporter in Portland, Ore. during the United States' World Cup win over Ghana on Monday. And the reac...